Lang Yarns Velluto novelty knitting yarn is a slightly irregular yarn. It is composed of 65% viscose and 35% nylon and knits on knitting needles 4-4.5 mm (US 5-6 / UK 8-7) for a gauge of 19 stitches and 28 rows.
A 50 gram (1.75 oz) ball contains about 105 meters (114 yd) so for quantities of yarn plan on:
600 g = 12 balls for men size M
450 g = 9 balls for women size M
300 g = 6 balls for children 10 yrs.
Machine wash at 30°C (86°F) with detergent for wool without fabric softener.