This soft, 2 ply yarn is 100% alpaca in a worsted weight. Each 100 gm skein is approximately 165 yards. The gauge is approximately 4-5 st/1″ using US #7 or 8 needles. Choose Arequipa for brown/tan/cream colors, Barranca for black/gray/white colors and Cusco to get an array of all the natural colors. The hand dyed colors are dyed over wither the the tan or grey Espiral base.