This is a tapestry thread made from 100% pure wool, dyed and spun in the United Kingdom. Each skein is approximately 10 meters of tapestry thread. There are 422 colors available for order. This thread is suitable for stitching on 13 and 14 count needlepoint canvas. A quality product for stitching. Appleton tapestry is lighter in weight than DMC tapestry thread. If you want to stitch on a larger count canvas, consider using DMC tapestry threads.