This wonderful bulky boucle yarn is super quick to knit or crochet - perfect for those last-minute handmade projects! The thick-and-thin segments create great texture and the self-striping does all the color work for you! This Japanese yarn is 96% wool and 4% nylon and comes in 100 gram (91 meter or 99.5 yard) skeins. The gauge is 12 stitches per 4". US size 10.5 needles are recommended.