Brown Sheep Company Sock Yarn, 75% washable wool, 25% nylon, 4-ply, 1.75 oz. skein, 215 yds. Recommend US Size 2 knitting needles or size called for in pattern. Gauge: 28 stitches to 4 inches. Care: machine wash, lay flat to dry. Makes great socks and really pretty scarves or shawls, too. Purple Splendor. Grown and manufactured in Mitchell, Nebraska.