Universe is a special fibre blend with just the right amount of glitter to call to mind a sparkling night sky. 225m (246yds) and 50g (1.75oz). 42% Linen, 41% Combed Cotton, 8% Polyamide, 9% Glitter. Hand wash, dry flat. 10 balls/bag. The recommended knitting needle is 2.75mm (US size 2) = 28 sts x 40 rows = 10cm (4″) in ST st. The recommended crochet hook is 2.75mm (US size C-2) = 27 sc x 31 rows = 10cm (4″). Remember to ALWAYS check tension/gauge before beginning your project.