Noro's unique hand-dyeing process gives this plied yarn vibrant, complex color. This incredible laceweight yarn is self-striping, and features the incredible colors typical of Noro yarns! This Japanese yarn is 50% cotton, 17% wool, 17% nylon, and 16% silk and comes in 50 gram (420 meter or 460 yard) balls. The gauge is 34 stitches per 4" square. US size 0-2 needles are recommended.