Amazingly soft, Wolly is the brand new knitting and crocheting wool thread from DMC: 100% Merino wool, from the best Merino sheep bred in Australia, the best-known country for the production of this wool. Its thin and long fibers, from selected Merino wool, give Woolly its superior quality and softness to touch. An active fiber, reacting to body temperature, so to keep warmth, when it's cold outside, and cool when temperatures gets higher. Easy to knit and suitable for any kind of cloth or accessory. Machine washable - with cool water and delicate program - it should be dried on a flat surface and in the shade. Available in 50-gram balls, of 136 yards each. Suggested needle size: 4 - 4.5mm.