Spun in Italy, Penna is a luxurious lace-weight blend of baby suri alpaca, extrafine merino, and nylon. It features a gorgeous halo that adds an ethereal quality to any project. On its own, Penna is best suited for garments and accessories with a loose gauge. When held with another yarn, the possibilites are endless. 170m (186yds) and 25g (.88oz). 50% Baby Alpaca, 22% Nylon and 28% Extra Fine Merino Wool. Hand wash, dry flat. 5 balls/bag. The recommended knitting needle is 2.75-3.25mm (US size 2-3) = 24-26 sts x 36-38 rows = 10cm (4″) in ST st. The recommended crochet hook is 2.25-3.25mm (US size B/1-D/3) = 22-24 sc x 24-26 rows = 10cm (4″). Remember to ALWAYS check tension/gauge before beginning your project.