America's Best Selling Yarn, found exclusively at local yarn shops. The Encore Worsted yarn continues to be the preferred yarn. Perfect for beginners and experienced knitters, this yarns offers a great value for the crafters that demand the highest quality yarns. Loved for the Machine Wash and Machine Dry, the extensive array of colors and proven dependability for decades. Fibers: 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool Weight: Worsted / 10 ply Yardage: 200 yards (183 meters) Unit weight: 100 grams (3.53 ounces) Wraps per inch: 9 wpi Needle size: US 8 - 9 (5.0 - 5.5mm) Gauge: 20 sts = 4 inches Care: Machine wash, Dry 80 degrees F.