CARON-Simply Soft Brites Yarn. The weight, luster and sheen of Simply Soft in knit or crochet makes it the right choice for garments and throws. These fun bright colors are especially nice for children s clothing and eye-catching Afghans. Weight category: 4, 100% Acrylic, 6oz/170g, 315yds/288m. Gauge: 18st x 24r = 4in/10cm on size 8/5mm knitting needles and G6/4mm crochet hook. Care: machine wash, tumble dry, do not bleach, do not iron, do not dry clean. Made in USA.