This yarn is a cotton chain core filled with extra fine merino wool giving it a lightweight yet cozy effect. The Cotton Merino Plus adds a splash of variegation to your project. Not a true variegated and not truly striping this yarn adds depth to your project. This yarn has some irresistible patterns in the Katia Concept Book. The cotton merino yarn has 115 yards per 50 gram ball and is 70% Cotton with 30% Extrafine Merino Wool. This yarn is perfect for a cardigan or sweater and is so breathable and soft you won't want to take it off.