Aunt Lydia's-Bamboo Crochet Thread. Bamboo-a Renewable Resource: Bamboo is considered a renewable resource because it can reach a mature height of 75 feet in two months. Bamboo Facts: naturally anti-bacterial, odor resistant, breathable and cool, 3 times more absorbent than cotton and durable and strong with a silky hand. Its luxurious hand is perfect for shawls and wraps. Its rich colors, soft sheen and amazing drape make every project extra special. 100% Bamboo: size 10. 3yards/274 meters. Recommended Crochet Hook: B-1, 6, 7, 8 (1.6-2.25mm). Recommended Knitting Needles: US0-1/2-2.25mm. Crochet Gauge: 32-42 (4in/10cm). Knitting Gauge: 33-40s = 4in/10cm. Care: Machine wash gentle cycle warm water (maximum temperature: 104F/40C), no bleach, rinse well and promptly remove, roll in towel and block to dry. Available in a variety of colors. Each sold separately. Imported.