Spun from the finest merino wool, this yarn comes from sheep bred for generations by ranchers in the northern part of Uruguay, where the ideal climate for this breed is found. When you experience Malabrigo Lace Baby Merino, you connect with a special place of the world. 470 yards (430 meters) Single 32.0 sts = 4 inches in needles US 2 - 2.75 mm Hand wash, dry flat. Malabrigo Lace Baby Merino is produced in dye lots of five skeins. Any order of more than five skeins will be of mixed dye lots.