This yarn is a unique 2 step 8-ply gently treated with a GOTS certified process to make the fibre machine washable. 80% Organic merino, 20% nylon blend. A fingering weight yarn, it is soft for next to skin wear. It is Round, bouncy yarn with great stitch definition. One skein is enough for a beautiful pair of adult socks, a lovely shawl, or a baby garment. The skein is 115 grams and 440 yards.