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Egyptian Cotton - 16/2 - Bockens

Egyptian Cotton - 16/2 - Bockens

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Bockens 16/2 cotton  is an unmercerized combed cotton made from Egyptian long staple fiber that is easy to work with and super soft. 16/2 is available in 65 gorgeous colors plus white and unbleached/natural. 16/2 is a nice weight for towels, table linens, curtains, scarves, or yardage.

It works well as a tabby/background for weaves with a supplementary weft such as overshot or summer and winter with 8/2 cotton as the pattern. Combine with 16/1 singles linen for beautiful crisp fabric. All of the Egyptian cottons are dyed with Eco-friendly dyes which do not run and are color fast.

6,690 yards per pound unbleached/natural
6,380 yards per pound dyed/bleached

It comes in 250 gram tubes = 8.8 ounces
3,680 yards per tube unbleached/natural
3,510 yards dyed/bleached
Sett suggestions 30-36-45/48 epi

Projects Made from 16/2 cotton - 

Handwoven Issue Jan/Feb 2011,
Page 62-64. Woven by DD.

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