Mary Maxim Aran Irish Tweed Yarn is an easy care 4-ply, worsted weight yarn. It's a wonderfully soft, yet durable yarn with earth tone flecks throughout. This yarn gives all finished products that special something and is great for ski and fisherman sweaters. Weight category: 4, 100% acrylic, 4oz/114gm, 205yd/187.45m. Gauge: 18st x 24r = 4in/10cm on size US8/5mm knitting needles. Recommended crochet hook size H8/5mm. Dyelotted: we are not always able to match dyelots. Care: Machine wash cold, tumble dry.