Noro's unique hand-dyeing process gives this plied yarn vibrant, complex color. This delicate DK weight yarn is a spiral construction with an invisible acrylic fiber wrap keeping everything together. This Japanese yarn is 33% acrylic, 23% silk, 23% kid mohair, 20% wool, and 1% nylon and comes in 50 gram (230 meter or 253 yard) balls. The gauge is 24 stitches per 4" square in stockinette. US size 2-4 needles are recommended.