Polwarth is a cross between the long wool Lincoln and a fine wool Merino. It is a fine wool sheep with a long staple. It produces a good next-to-the-skin fiber
This yarn is described as a soft yarn with loftiness, a bit of shine and excellent stitch definition.
Gauge is given as 5.5-6.25 on 3.5mm-4.0mm needles which would make it Sport to DK in weight.