One word best describes this yarn: tailored. Every garment you make will have body, won't stretch or grow-as-you-wear like so many cottons do. The viscose wraps the ribbon here and there and creates glossy highlights. Yardage 76 yds. Weight 50g Yarn Weight Heavy Worsted Fibre Content Cotton , Linen , Rayon Texture Ribbon Gauge (st. /4 in.) 16 Needle Size(s) 9 US (5.5mm) Care Hand Wash & Dry Flat.