This yarn is named after Helen of Troy, who received a golden spindle from an Egyptian prince
This yarn is 100% Superwash Merino Yarn, Sport weight, wonderful for socks and anything else machine washable. It is recommended that garments be machine washed on the gentle cycle, or handwashed, and laid flat to dry.
5.3 ounces (150g), 437 yards per skein (unless otherwise noted).
Needle Size: 2-6 US or 2.25-4mm
Gauge: 16-22 stitches / 4 inches
Note that one skein of this yarn should be enough for a pair of socks, unless you are knitting a very large pair, in which case two skeins is recommended.