Centaur Sparkle DK is a DK-weight yarn, 75% superwash wool, 20% nylon, 5% silver-toned Stellina, 231 yards per 100 gram skein. (The Stellina is a very fine sparkly fiber; it’s not prickly at all.) Hand-wash in warm water (105F/40C or less) with a gentle wool wash, lay flat or block to dry. Machine washing and drying are not recommended. Some bleeding may occur on the first washing, especially with bright colors.