Tohos latest addition to their line of threads Amiet thread is 100% Polyester. Thin enough to string beads as small as size 11/0 round but stiff enough to not require a needle. This Japanese Kumihimo thread is strong, durable, and dependable. Amiet is also great for stringing, crochet and macram������. Stiffer and more polished than standard braiding thread with a tighter twist. Size is .5mm/0 available in a 22 yard card.