Huasco is the Mapuche word for “river of gold” . This superwash, extrafine merino wool is spun and hand-painted in Peru. Great for shawls and light weight sweaters, or even socks! approx 433 yards per 100 grams. 27 - 32 sts = 4" on a US 1-3 (Fingering/Sock) Machine Washable.