Hand Dyed incredible soft Merino wool. With the subtle variations in color and texture only hand dyed yarns have and all the sensuality of merino wool. 210 yards (192 meters) 18.0 sts = 4 inches US 7 - 9 or 4.5 - 5.5mm Be sure to get enough yarn to complete your project since each bag is a different dye lot, and skeins may vary from bag to bag. Hand wash, dry flat. Malabrigo Merino Worsted is produced in dye lots of ten skeins. Any order of more than ten skeins will be of mixed dye lots.