This is a unique metallic thread, comparable to a size 20 crochet/tatting thread. Each skein has a little sparkle in it. Sold in 25 gram, 155 yard balls.
Liz Metallic is hand washable cool water or machine washable cool water, gentle cycle. Do not use bleach. It can also be tumble-dried on low setting. If ironing a finished piece do not iron directly on the thread; use a cloth, and do not use steam. There may be color bleeding in the first washing.