Materials fee of $5 payable to instructor at class. The designer of our cowl prefers, Madelinetosh Vintage. You may also choose a smoothly plied worsted weight merino wool yarn in a light and a dark color. A loosely plied or a single ply yarn will not knit as nicely. You will need at least 85 yards of each color. Please consult with your LYS (local yarn shop) expert. Needle: US#5 16" circular, Locking Stitch Markers, Tapestry needle.