54% merino – 46% silk, sport weight, 100g/300m (328 yd), plied. Three strands of mulberry silk wrapped merino are plied together to create it. This unique combination of silk and wool produces gorgeous tone on tone coloration while the blending of fibers provides amazing texture and drape. It has a look like handspun yarn. We are sure this is one of the best yarn for cardigans, it is noce next to skin so also great for shawls, scarves, hats even. Machine washable although we do recommend handwash to to prolong the life of your knits. Recommended needle size: 3 – 4,5 mm