THis is not just another sock yarn. Heart & Sole is permeated with aloe vera which is known for many wonderful properties. Knitters and crocheters will find the added aloe vera helps the yarn glide smoothly on the needles or hook. It comes in both Fair Isle patterning and striping as well as solid shades. It's perfect for a wide range of project. 70% Wool Superwash, 30% Nylon; 1.76 oz (50g) approx. 213 yds. (195m). Machine wash warm; lay flat to dry. Super fine yarn. Suggested needle:Size 2; Crochet hook: D-3.