New Bernat Softee Chunky is thicker and quicker at 11 sts on US 11 (8 mm) needles. This is a tough, full, spherical 3 ply yarn that knits and crochets smoothly off the needles and hooks and has superb sew definition for a heavier gauge yarn. – one hundred% acrylic. – Solids/Gray Ragg/Teal Twist: 3.5 oz100g/108 yd, Multis: 2.8 oz80g/seventy seven yd ball. – Machine wash. Imported. – Crochet gauge, size L-11 (8mm) hook: 8 sc and 9 rows= four” (10cm). – Knit gauge, size US11 (8mm) needles: 11 sts and 14 rows= four” (10cm).