Garden Cotton Thread is by Nazli Gelin, which means ″shy bride″ in Turkish. It is a beautiful 100% mercerized Egyptian Giza cotton thread. Available in 56 solid colours and 10 variegated colours. 282m (308yds) and 50g (1.75oz). 100% Mercerized Egyptian Giza Cotton. Machine wash warm, dry flat. 6 balls/bag. The recommended knitting needle is 2.5mm (US size 1) = 34 sts x 48 rows = 10cm (4″) in ST st. The recommended crochet hook is 1.7mm (US size 5) = 40 sc x 44 rows = 10cm (4″). Remember to ALWAYS check tension/gauge before beginning your project.