Softly spun, and non-scratchy, this 90% Merino (21.5 micron) superwash wool and 10% nylon blend in fingering weight is Hedgehog Fibres most popular and famous yarn base, and for good reason. It's the perfect balance of soft and durable, and dye takes especially beautifully on this base. The ideal yarn for accessories, it is fantastic for for shawls, scarves, baby items, hats and more! It can also be held double for a DK project which makes a soft, supple fabric with even more variegation. Sold in approximately 3.5 ounce (100 grams) skeins of 438 yards (400m), it is mulesing free. Gentle machine wash, delicate cycle.