This light as air yarn is 90% Merino and 10% Cashmere. Knit and crochets up quickly! Allergic to wool? Think it is itchy? You won't believe this is wool. Fourteen was named "Fourteen" due to the micron count. From Very Course, Course, Medium and Fine, Fourteen falls into the Extra Fine category. Do something special for yourself. Grab a few balls and spoil yourself! The loftiness of the ply makes this super warm. Of course, perfect for cowls and hats, but also an ideal homecoming gift for new born babies. Imagine a photographing the newest member of the family in a knit or crochet cacoon.