HNW - 50 weight thread?

Decker boisfort at
Fri Nov 7 04:51:17 PST 1997

> LINEN THREAD-- ah, the magic words! 
> Where do you get it?  I did get some from a company on the web, but can't 
>remember where -- but it turned out to be 50 weight and 30 weight stuff --I 
>need 40 weight.  

What does the term 50 weight mean for thread?  How does this translate into
units of weight and length?  50 meters per gram?  What would be equivalent
english units?

Elsa Haakonsdotter
Chehalis, WA USA

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