Lang Yarns Novena Color super light multicolored knitting yarn is composed of 50% fine merino wool, 30% baby alpaca, 20% nylon, and knits on knitting needles 4.5-5 mm (US 6-7 / UK 7-6) for a gauge of 22 stitches and 31 rows.
In a 50 gram (1.75 oz) skein there are about 220 meters (240 yd) so allow:
500 g = 10 balls for men size M
350 g = 7 balls for women size M
250 g = 5 balls for children 10 yrs.
Machine washable at 30°C (86°F) with detergent for wool without softener, iron low temperature.