This 316L stainless steel thread falls somewhere between a thick thread and a thin yarn. Most sewing machines wouldn't be happy with this thread since its thick, and it has the 'furry' soft feel of yarn which makes it poor for most e-textiles/wearables projects. However, the high conductivity and softness make it a great thread for making iPhone gloves!
Sew a couple inches into the pad of your gloves to keep your hands toasty while you use your iPhone, iPad or any other device with a 'capacitive' touch screen. Because capacitive sensors sense your finger through conductivity, not pressure, they don't work when you wear your gloves - they act as insulators. Just follow Becky Stern's awesome tutorial and in 10 minutes flat you will have upgraded winter wear
Measures 0.4mm thick, 3 ply thread, 1.0 ohm per inch
Fantastic, worked exactly as stated.
Stainless thin conductive yarn
Worked well as conductive material for use with my iPad and phone. Easy to hand sew with.
Great! I bought several pairs of gloves at a bargain store, added felt tips to thumbs and index fingers, sewn on with diagonals of this conductive thread. Then embellished the cuffs with feathery wool - and voilà, beautiful touch-phone gloves as gifts!
Fast delivery, great product
I needed some conductive thread/yarn to make my gloves phone-friendly - works perfectly, and super-fast delivery means the stuff got to me in time before my trip.
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