Kelly acrylic yarn on cones. 2/24 is knit 2 strand on a standard knitting machine tension 7. Gauge is 7.5 stitches per inch. Knit 3 strands tension 9-10 gauge is 6.5 stitches per inch. approx. 3600-3500 yards per lb. For double bed knitting with ribber or Passap machine knit 1 strand tension 4/4 or 5/5.Wonderful yarn for afghans, baby blankets, baby clothes, hats, scarves, ponchos, wraps, shrugs, jackets, skirts, sweaters, jumpers, and it is an all purpose yarn. Approx 3.7 lbs of yarn on a cone. Based on $5.98 a lb.