This Leewards Ombre Yarn, is 100% Dupont Orlon Sayelle,"Navaho Omb", 4 Ply Worsted Weight and weighs 3.5 ozs. This yarn can be used for knitting, crocheting or any other craft projects that requires this type of yarn. It is also machine washable and dryable. The label is a little crushed but care instructions are on the back. Needs no shaping.