Scrumptious Yarn by Fyberspates is milled & dyed in Peru, from a source that has been milling for over 80 yrs. Available exclusively in the US by Lantern Moon. 45% Silk / 55% Merino Blend, 3 Ply construction. 180 yds per 100 gm skein. Handwash only. Gauge: 18 sts & 24 rows over a 4 x 4" (10 x 10 cm) stockinette stitch using a Lantern Moon US 8 (5mm) needle.