DMC Floche is a twisted thread made from long cotton fiber, mercerized to create a beautiful finish. Suited for embroidery, needlepoint, smocking and many types of hand stitching. Each strand equals approximately 2 strands of DMC Floss. Its a lovely soft thread to work with and has a polished finish when stitched imparting a slight sheen. Each hank is 10 grams or approximately 160 yards.