Tatting Cotton ~ DMC Tatting Cotton is a high quality six cord thread made with 100% long staple cotton. Tatting Cotton is 100% colorfast and fade resistant. During the manufacturing process, the thread is combed, singed by flame and then double mercerized. It is this double mercerizing which gives it its beautiful sheen. DMC Tatting Cotton is a 3-ply size 80 thread available in 21 solid colors and 5 variegated colors. Tatting Cotton comes in 100 yards, 5 gram ball put-up.