Kertzer's "Down To Earth Cotton" is beautifully crafted of 100% organic cotton and is a terrific choice for all your DK/sport-weight projects. You can wrap your precious wee ones in fiber that's been certified as grown & processed in environmentally friendly ways. And just think of all the lacy, lightweight items you can knit and crochet for yourself too. From open-weave shawls to baby booties, machine washable "Down To Earth Cotton" is the natural option for yourself, for babies & children and for anyone with sensitive skin. Made in Italy of 100% environmentally friendly dyed organic cotton.