Young mothers today have a preference for natural wools so DMC has created 100% Baby Superwash Pure Merino Wool. Made in Italy, with a range of attractive colours, very soft to the touch and gentle and warm. In addition it retains body heat,controls moisture and is a natural dirt repellent. 50gm balls, similar to 4 ply. Use 2.5mm to 3.5mm needles.