How do you read sewing thread labels?
This refers to the length of thread found in a certain quantity of weight. For example, if a thread is labeled 30 wt., it means there are 30 kilometers of thread that weighs 1 kilogram. A finer thread, such as 50 wt., would have 50 kilometers in that same 1 kilogram bundle.
What is a spool of thread called?
synonyms: bobbin, reel. types: filature. a bobbin used in spinning silk into thread. shuttle.