Would you like to do some fun shading and color work? Well, the shepherd of this flock of colors is here to help. Each color that is offered is available in a light, medium, and dark hue, making shading as easy as 1-2-3. There are 22 color families available, ready to tease your creativity into action. This 100% USA wool, six ply yarn is spun for maximum wear ability as well as good drape. The uses for this yarn are endless. When knit on a size 10 ½ needle, providing 4 stitches to the inch, this yarn is a quick knit and yet shows stitch definition beautifully.