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Sashiko Thread – OLYMPUS 20m
Sashiko Thread – Olympus
Fifteen (15) Colors available
OLYMPUS Sashiko Thread is imported from Japan. This 100% cotton thread has a smooth matte finish and is usually used when stitching sashiko.
Sashiko Southwest offers fifteen (15) Olympus Colors.
A popular alternative is DMC #5 Perle Cotton produced in France. This 100% cotton thread has a gloss finish and a distinctive twist.
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.
Sashiko thread should be used directly from the skein.
A detailed article on different types of thread is available on Nordic Needles materials guide.
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