DMC pearl cotton (perle) #8 is a good size for 24 ct. Congress cloth or to accent your stitching on any other size canvas. Also known as Art. 116, coton perle. Colors listed are those we have in stock although there are a total of 236 colors available. Each ball is 88 yards. Color numbers do match DMC floss numbers for easier color matching. Please purchase enough to finish your project as dye lots do change.