Fantastic value 100% supersoft acrylic. This is an Aran weight yarn, this weight of yarn is the most common weight of yarn used in the US, known as Worsted weight a medium 4 yarn. It is Machine washable & Cool tumble dry. Uses 5mm knitting needles or 5mm crochet hook. 18 stitches x 24 rows = 10cm. 100g ball is approx 236m / 258 yds. 3 New Colours for Autumn Winter 2012 - shade 903, 904 and 905.