You will receive a 2 meter length of 100% natural silk with the needle attached. This is the perfect amount of silk thread for most pearl knotting project. Yes, the thread has the needle attached. You did hear that right. This carded silk thread has been dyed the color of bright bamboo coral. That's an orange color which will open up your design potential. The size is a number 6 which is perfect for most pearls. You will want the silk to be thick enough to fill the hole of your pearls adequately. We recommend the size #6 for that purpose. Please check out our how to video on knotting pearls in the A Grain of Sand Bead University.