Silk Lame' Braid consists of four fine strands of silk and four metallic filaments braided together to make one larger strand that works perfectly on 18 count canvas. The wonderful mix of silk and metallic together gives your design a soft, elegant sparkle. You use it as is off the card for stitching, no plying necessary. A shorter length and larger needle (#22) works best to prevent tangles. It also works well for open stitch on larger mesh, especially for water or skies. It makes beautiful tassels and twisted cords for finishing. 72% silk, 18% rayon, 10% metalized polyester. 10 yards per card. Hand Washable.
Petite Silk Lame' Braid is a finer version than Silk Lame 13 or 18 that you use as is off the card. Silk and metallic braided together in a Petite size which is perfect for 18 mesh canvas. Great for open background stitches where you want the painted canvas to show also perfect for intricate shaded canvases. Can also work for lighter coverage for larger mesh canvases. With a wide range of colors Silk Lame Petite makes and excellent thread for beading. For use in needlepoint 18 count, and cross stitch 14-18 count. 92% Silk, 5% Rayon, 3% Metalized Polyester. 20 Yard Cards. Hand Washable, Test First. Made in USA.