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Kreinik – Thread Uses

Blending Filament:
* 1 Ply
* Can be used by itself or in combination with other yarns/threads

Cord & Japan:
* 1 Ply Gimp
* For fine stitching and couching

Cable:
* 3 Ply Cord
* For outlining and to be couched

Braids:
# 4 – Very Fine
* For cross stitch and pulled work
# 8 – Fine
* Needlepoint (18-30 ct.), cross stitch (14 & 18 ct.), plastic canvas (14 ct.)
# 12 – Tapestry
* Needlepoint (14-30 ct.), cross stitch (11-16 Aida)
# 16 – Medium
* Needlepoint (14-18 ct.), cross stitch (11 & 14 ct.,), plastic canvas (14 ct.)
# 32 – Heavy
* Needlepoint (10-14 ct.), cross stitch (8 & 11 ct.), plastic canvas (7 & 10 ct.)

Ribbons:
1/8″ Ribbon
* Needlepoint (10-14 ct.), plastic canvas (7 & 10 ct.)
1/16″ Ribbon
* Needlepoint (18-24 ct.), plastic Canvas (10 & 14 ct.) cross stitch

Ombre:
* 8 ply
* Crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint

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Kreinik Thread: Widths, Sizes, Diameters

KREINIK THREAD NAME WIDTH
#32 Braid, basic colors 1.5mm
#32 Braid, fluorescent colors 1.4mm
#32 Braid, hi lustre colors 1.6mm
#32 Braid, cord colors 1.5mm

#16 Braid, basic colors .78mm
#16 Braid, fluorescent colors .87mm
#16 Braid, hi lustre colors 1.2mm
#16 Braid, cord colors .81mm
#16 Braid, Japan colors 1.6mm

#12 Braid, basic colors .61mm
#12 Braid, fluorescent colors .63mm
#12 Braid, hi lustre colors .65mm
#12 Braid, cord colors .60mm
#12 Braid, Japan colors .54mm

#8 Braid, basic colors .50mm
#8 Braid, fluorescent colors .57mm
#8 Braid, hi lustre colors .55mm
#8 Braid, cord colors .58mm
#8 Braid, Japan colors .43mm

#4 Braid, basic colors .35mm
#4 Braid, fluorescent colors .54mm
#4 Braid, hi lustre colors .32mm
#4 Braid, cord colors .30mm
#4 Braid, Japan colors .39mm

Facets 1.61mm
Petite Facets .98mm

Japan #1 .15mm
Japan #5 .39mm
Japan #7 .51mm

Silk Mori, one strand 0.4mm
Silk Mori Milkpaint, one strand 0.4mm

Silk Serica .34mm

Silk Bella .21mm

Micro Ice Chenille approximately 3.3mm