12 Calais cocoons box 6549 - Dark red. This colour lace thread is made of 3 strands of twisted mercerised cotton (the equivalent of DMC n° 80). The presentation in small cocoons each weighing 5 grammes (approx. 110 metres) makes it simple to use: the thread is pulled from the centre, so it doesn't knot. Each cocoon is labelled. Presented in a charming box printed and labelled Fil Au Chinois. This lace cotton is also an excellent sewing thread. Our Calais cocoons are also available in six assortments of twelve different colours or individually. A printed Calais cocoons colour chart are available. Check out the large box containing the complete collection, of Calais cocoons, as well as the empty box to keep them tidy. Our Calais cocoons are MADE IN FRANCE.