This luxurious silky 4 ply, 100g base is 50% Superwash Merino/50% Silk. There are 400 metres per 100g. Good base for socks but really suitable for any sort of knitting or crochet. Wash at 30c. Could be stranded with our suri alpaca silk haze from our lace section to create a beautiful halo on your knitting/crochet.