Trendy casual and cocoon and transparency effect guaranteed with this poile and gauzy, lightweight yarn to knit in single, double or triple. Ball of 50g and 287 m approximately. Machine knitting: Yes. Size 42 = 3 balls. You will see for Jade and Heather colors regularity of the stripe pattern will not be the same as the width of the knitted pattern (shaded color). You can also see the thread color changes after. It is not a defect but the principle of manufacturing of this printed effect.