When you go shopping for cotton yarn or thread, you may have noticed that sometimes the label says 100% cotton while other times it says 100% mercerized cotton.
So what is mercerized cotton? And why is it important for your handmade projects?
I filmed this short video explaining what mercerization process means and how it affects the final finish of your crochet or knit item.
I often use this type of cotton thread in my projects. By the way, pearl or perle cotton has also gone through mercerization process.
I find that accessories or dressy outfits made from mercerized cotton look particularly good.
Here are the projects where I used this type of thread:
Create beauty one stitch at a time!
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