The softness of this yarn will amaze you. It's perfect for a variety of projects from sweaters to comfy hats and scarves. It glides on your needles and it's a pleasure to knit with. A 100% extra fine merino with a unique and lovely twist creates a beautiful stitch definition that will compliment any project. This worsted weight yarn (#4 Medium) is a machine washable wool and is the ideal choice for any adult or children's wear. Need a pattern for this yarn? Check out the BOLD Pattern Book by Sugar Bush Yarns - especially designed for this luxury yarn. Skeins come in 100g (3.5oz) weight and 174m (190 yards) length. 16 - 20 sts = 4" (10cm) on US 7 - 9 (4.5 - 5.5mm) The origin of this yarn is Italy.