Soft, luxurious, warm and sturdy, this wonderful yarn is 85% baby alpaca, 10% extra-fine merino and 5% polyamide. It is perfect for scarves, shawls, cowls, garments and home decor items like afghans and pillows. The hanks are 130 yards and 8 oz. You can use various gauges with Blissa. Common size needles for this yarn are US 15, 17, and 19. Recommended hook sizes are N, O, P and S. This is an elegant, versatile fiber that you will love to work with on any project. Check out the Blissa Book, vol 1 for patterns. It includes knit, crochet and Tunisian crochet projects.