Effortless Jacquard!! This fine yarn is printed to give a Jacquard effect when knitted in straightforward stocking stitch. It also comes in a range of plain shades and stands up well to everyday wear-and-tear and repeated machine washing. In short, it's quite simply the dream yarn, whatever you want to knit! Number of balls required for one sweater: Child age 8: 6 balls Women's M: 10 balls Men's L: 12 balls Hand wash, dry flat.