Anchor Stranded Cotton in 6 Strands for Embroidery
Anchor Cotton is a superior, six strand 100% long staple mercerized cotton embroidery thread on 8m skeins.
Anchor Stranded Cotton is manufactured by Coats Crafts UK, a company founded some 200 years ago, and is very popular with cross stitchers.
Anchor uses the world’s finest long staple cotton and mercerize it twice which gives your embroidery an exceptional sheen. Made from high grade and excellent cotton material, it offers a comfortable texture and a delightful feel to your projects. Anchor Stranded comprises of 6 easily divisible strands which allows you to vary your stitching results to add depth to your project. Anchor is one of the premier brand names in needlework threads and the stranded cotton threads are exceptional in quality and available in 484 of colors.
Click HERE to see the Anchor Stranded Cotton Color Chart
Please note that online Color Chart should only be used as a general guideline to allow for screen variances
For a more modern look, experiment with a combination of threads and textures. Using matching colors in different mediums lets you introduce texture into your work. We also offer the complete ranges of:
- Appleton 2 Ply Crewel Wool
- Appleton 4 Ply Tapestry Wool
- Anchor Variegated Stranded Cotton
- Anchor Variegated Perle 5
- Anchor 4 Ply Tapestry Wool
- DMC Stranded Cotton
- DMC Variegated Stranded Cotton
- DMC Light Effects
- DMC Satin Thread
- DMC Variegated Perle 5
- Ginnie Thompson Flower Thread
- Mogear Mohair
It is recommended that you purchase enough thread at the beginning of your project to ensure that there is no variation in color of the finished article.
If you have been thinking about trying your hand at Cross Stitch, please click HERE to see how easy Counted Cross Stitch can be. However, please note that is imperative to complete your piece of cross stitch work using thread or floss from the same manufacturer to ensure that there is no variation in color of the finished article.