This lovely yarn combines the best qualities of wool and silk, soft and strong yet light. The DK weight makes it a perfect choice for sweaters with great stitch definition. Made in Italy. 45% wool, 35% silk, 20% nylon. 50g/1.76 oz; 175m/192yds. Gauge: 22 sts to 10cm/4" on US 6 needles. Cochet gauge: 12-17 sts to 10cm/4" on 4.5-5.5 mm/US 7 - 19hooks.