A slender filament of metal or plastic. Wire is flexible and can be woven and knitted, or even embroidered if it’s very fine.
* Sheer linens with fine metallic threads woven through can be scrunched into random shapes.
* Wire threads can be used for hand embroidery and with beading.
* Silver and gold are important to many traditional embroideries, and often used as flat ribbons; to make silver or gold ‘wire’, slivers are wound tightly around a cotton core–it is technically thread but often called wire.
* Nylon wire is transparent and very strong, fishing wire made for holding weight and taking strain can be very useful due to itstransparency–the finest nylon wire is good for bead work as a strong‘invisible’ thread.