Noro's unique hand-dyeing process gives this plied yarn vibrant, complex color. This yarn is self-striping, and is also an excellent yarn for your felting projects! This Japanese yarn is 100% wool and comes in 50 gram (100 meter or 109 yard) balls. The gauge is 18 stitches per 4" square in stockinette. US size 7-8 needles are recommended.