Floche is one of those threads I think of a divisive for needlepoint. That’s because people either love it or hate it. It’s single-strand but rather thin and comes in very long skeins.
If you’re a needlepointer, these skeins look a bit odd. Indeed this thread is far more commonly used for embroidery on cloth.
But it’s a thread well worth trying because it has a beautiful sheen unlike other cotton threads.
In this post from Mary Corbet’s Needle n’Thread blog, learn about floche and three reasons to use it.
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