Lana Grossa's "Mega Stoppino" is a bulky weight yarn. "Stoppino" in Italian means wick, and the yarn is plied in tightly wrapped strands. Variegated colors give a striped appearance. Made of 65% wool and 35% acrylic, this yarn can be machine washed in cool temperatures and dried flat. It is suitable for making hats, scarves, sweaters, vests, ponchos, jackets, shawls and blankets. Colors are solid or tone-on-tone.