Oatmeal is lighter than Toasted Oats. A lovely soft shade enhanced only by the beautiful merino silk yarn it is dyed on. This is 85/15 merino silk yarn that is super soft and silky that will create a lovely drape to a garment or shawl. Perfect yarn for infants to the elderly for its soft non itchy qualities. Approx 100gms/400m per hank of 4ply. Recommended needles 2.75mm - 3.25mm Gentle machine washable in cold or warm water. Dry flat and in the shade.