This beautiful fingering weight yarn is inspired by the Fort Worth Stockyards. Dating back to the 1890s, the stockyards played an important part in the trade of cattle in the US. Now, you can still feel the flavor of the old west in its many saloons, restaurants, opry, and weekly cattle drives and other cowboy events. This is the place that gave Fort Worth the nickname "Cow Town." Fort Worth Stockyards exudes the colors of worn jeans and bandanas, dusty leather and cowhide. It's 85% Extrafine, Superwash Merino/15% Nylon, 100 grams, 437 yards.