Needlepoint 18 Count Long Stitch 22 Count Cross Stitch 11 and 14 Count 55% Nylon, 45% Polyester 15 Yards (9.1 Meters) Hand Washable, Test First Made in Japan Crystal Braid has a unique icy pearl look that shimmers. There are 3 golds and 7 pastel colors. This braid is a number 12, or tapestry weight. This means that there is 12 strands of metallic braided together. It is a very sturdy yarn and will not unravel or fray easily.