Sashiko Thread – DMC Perle (Pearl) Cotton #5
A popular alternative to OLYMPUS thread is DMC #5 Perle (Pearl) Cotton produced in France. This 100% cotton thread has a gloss finish and a distinctive twist. A thorough article on different types of thread is available on Nordic Needles materials guide.
DMC & Olympus threads should be used directly from the skein.
Both Olympus sashiko thread and DMC Perle Cotton should be used in a single-strand, as opposed to embroidery floss which has six (6) loosely twisted strands that are meant to be separated.
ORDER Today: Seven (7) DMC Perle Thread colors from Sashiko Southwest:
DMC Perle #5 – Brt Green DMC #470