VICKIE HOWELL-Sheep(ish) Stripes Yarn. Bold prints are trendy now and stripes are a staple in classic design! Sheep(ish) stripes let knitter and crocheters achieve both with ease! Self striping, and the width of the stripes varies based on how long the rows in the projects are, giving different projects a completely different striped pattern. Weight category: 4. Content: 70% acrylic and 30% wool. Putup: 2.4oz.70g, 137yd/126m. Gauge: 17stx 22r =4in/10cm on size 8/5mm knitting needles. Suggested crochet hook size H8/5mm. Dyelotted: we try but are not always able to match dyelots. Machine wash, lay flat to dry, do not bleach, do not iron, dry clean using solvent p only. Imported.