Noro's unique hand-dyeing process gives this plied yarn vibrant, complex color. This bulky yarn is self-striping, and knits up in no time! This Japanese yarn is 51% silk and 49% wool and comes in 100 gram (150 meter or 165 yard) skeins. The gauge is 14 stitches per 4" square in stockinette. US size 10 needles are recommended.