Cotton Gold features a simple cotton thread strung with sequins and wrapped in a strand of gold or silver glitter. 165m (180yds) and 25g (.89oz). 65% Cotton, 8% Metallic, 27% Payette. Hand wash warm, dry flat. 5 balls/bag. The recommended knitting needle is 2.25mm (US size 1) = 30 sts x 40 rows = 10cm (4″) in ST st. The recommended crochet hook is 2.75mm (US size C-2) = 23 sc x 30 rows = 10cm (4″). Remember to ALWAYS check tension/gauge before beginning your project.