This ball of soft 4-ply yarn can make a small baby afghan or a sweater/bootie ensemble! -Weight category: 4. -Content: 100% acrylic. -Putup: 12oz/340g, 595yd/544m. -Gauge: 16st x 20r = 4in/10cm on size US8/5mm knitting needles. Suggested crochet hook size H8/5.5mm. -Dye lotted: We try, but are not always able to match dye lots. -Care: Machine wash warm, tumble dry low, do not bleach, do not iron, do not dry clean. -Imported.