Lang Yarns Mulberry Silk luxurious knitting yarn comes from the silk worms that feed on the mulberry tree and provide a soft, shiny silk.
It is composed of 100% mulberry silk and knits on knitting needles 3-3.5 mm (US 3-4 / UK 10-9) for a gauge of 24 stitches and 34 rows.
In a 50 gram (1.75 oz) ball there are about 145 meters (158 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) gentle cycle with detergent for silk without softener.