Bamburg Nutcracker Elegant Heirlooms Unique Christmas stocking kits include ample amounts of Lamb's Pride wool/mohair blend yarn, along with furry angora, elegant gold metallic, and unusual novelty yarns needed to knit the 23" stocking. All embellishments, including hand-dyed beads, glass beads, Swarovski Austrian crystals, bells, filagree balls, etc. are included. The knitting instructions include a full color chart to follow while knitting the design, a close-up photo and illustrated diagram to follow while embellishing the stocking. You will need size 5 and 7 knitting needles, a beading needle, and a large tapestry needle. Alphabet and all yarns for personalization are included, requires 2.25 mm (US Size 1) to knit name.