A spool of thread, as used for sewing. Thread color varies across platforms, though often depicted in red or blue and on a wooden spool. Sometimes shown with an end unraveling.
Commonly used for various content concerning sewing, knitting, arts and crafts, clothing and fashion, and metaphorical threads (e.g., a discussion thread online).
WhatsApp’s design includes a needle.
📅 Thread was approved as part of Unicode 11.0 in 2018
under the name “Spool of Thread”
and added to Emoji 11.0 in 2018.