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Cotton Weaving Yarn (Ne 8/2) - 227g - Maurice Brassard

The perfect cotton yarn

Maurice Brassard cotton yarns are wonderful all-round 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 who have a strong history in the production of quality yarns.

The spools are approximately 227g (1/2 lb) on a cardboard core.

6760 meters/kilo (3360 yds/lb)
1530 meters (1680 yds) per spool

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 8/2 yarns for lace is 16 epi, plain weave at 18-20, and 20-24 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. Sample colour cards are available for this yarn. 

Additional Information  

Fibre Name


Size (g)

227g spool (1530m)

Size (lb)

1/2lb spool (1680yds)

Fibre Content

100% cotton

Yarn Count Ne

Ne 8/2

Yarn Count Nm

Nm 14/2

Meters per Kilo

6770m per kilo

Yards Per Pound

3360 yards per pound


2-ply with a tight twist

Yarn Delivery

Cardboard Spool

Suggested Sett

18-24 epi



*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. 

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Not sure which colours to get? Purchase a Maurice Brassard Cotton Sample Card and see your options.

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