1200 yards total giving you plenty of yardage to make a shawl. There are 4 separate skeins in this kit. You can make a shawl with any pattern, or you can make 3 pairs of socks or 2 scarves and a whole lot more. Merino absorbs dye with incredible vividness and since Transitions are 100% merino the colors are vibrant and long lasting. Transitions yarn consists of solid twist making it durable with maintaining the classic merino softness.