House of Embroidery Delphinium
Perle is a high sheen 100% cotton twisted thread that cannot be split. It is available in two thicknesses: #5 (thickest) & #8 (medium). The #5 skein carries 22m and the #8 skein carries 27m.
Stranded cotton is a six-strand thread also known as mouline. It is a hi-sheen 100% cotton thread that splits into 6 individual strands.