Lace has never been so beautiful as when it's knit with the incredible colors of Noro! This delicate lace weight yarn is self striping, silky soft, and perfect for a lacy shawl. This Japanese yarn is 60% rayon, 25% nylon, 10% wool, and 5% cashmere and comes in 50 gram (450 meter or 495 yard) balls. The gauge is 8-10 stitches per inch square in stockinette. US size 0-2 needles are recommended.