You'll enjoy working with this beautiful Irish Linen and incorporating it into your baskets. 12-ply thread has approximately 170-180 yards per spool. Use 12-ply or smaller 7-ply for spokes and weavers when creating beautiful small baskets--try your hand at twining and three-rod wale. Order enough thread for your entire project as dye-lot color may vary. Diameter is approximately 1.75mm.