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Maurice Brassard Cotton 100% Ne 8/4 -227g

100% Cotton Yarns for Your Weaving Projects

Maurice Brassard cotton yarns are wonderful all-around weaving yarns that are available in over 80 colours and in a range of sizes to suit almost any project.  Imported from a family-run mill in Canada with a strong history in the production of quality yarns.

The Ne 8/4 cotton comes on 1/2 lb (227g) spools and is wonderfully suited for thick towels, placemats, table runners, and many more.

Maurice Brassard Cotton Ne 8/4 Specifications

Fibre Name


Size (g)

227g spool (760m)

Size (lb)

1/2lb spool (840yds)

Fibre Content

100% cotton

Yarn Count Ne

Ne 8/4

Yarn Count Nm

Nm 14/4

Meters per Kilo

3380m per kilo

Yards Per Pound

1680 yards per pound


4-ply with a medium twist

Yarn Delivery

Cardboard Spool

Suggested Sett

10-18 epi


Sizes available include Ne 16/2, 8/2, 8/4, 8/8, and 8/16.

The weaving sett varies depending on your individual project, the suggested sett for the Ne 8/4 yarns for lace is 10 epi, plain weave at 15, and 18 for twill weave structures. 

This cotton yarn is great for both warp and weft and can be used with a frame or tapestry loom, rigid heddle, table loom or floor loom. 

*Whilst every effort has been taken to capture the true colour of the products, the colour may vary from that shown on your screen and from dye batch to dye batch.  The photos in this listing are of Ne 8/2 cotton, showing the same colours available.

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