Danube Aran comes in many beautiful color ways. It is made of slow-striping fiber with silk-like flecks and has a handspun look. The color changes flow together like the European river after which it is named. It is very soft and has a soft sheen. Danube is luxurious and affordable. 40% nylon, 30% wool and 30% rayon. Each 50 gram ball provides 163 yards. 5.25 to 5.75 stitches to the inch on US 5-7 needles. Hand wash in cool water, dry flat.