DMC's brand new six strand floss now has a twinkle effect! Adds beautiful, subtle sparkle to needlework! Etoile stitches up the same as the cotton embroidery floss we all love and using the same DMC numbers to coordinate seamlessly! It is ideal to create a subtle shimmer on cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, punch needle, counted canvas and any needlework or craft project. 73% cotton, 27% polyamide.