Hand spun , hand dyed , Babydoll Southdown , 3 ply,chain plyed yarn from our own sheep Muffin. The weight is a dk-light worsted weight.This yarn has been hand processed from start to finish here at Well Sheep Sheep. The colors were dip dyed in a royal blue and yellow with shades of green, light yellow and lighter blue as the colors blended together. This yarn is next to the skin soft and was made in a smoke free and pet free home. Any product made with this wool must be hand washed and laid flat to dry,even though Babydoll is not prone to felting. Skeins are priced by weight not length. The 100 yd. skein weighs 1.7 ozs. The 104 yd. skein weighs 1.6 ozs.