Muga is the common name of the caterpillar Antherea assama. It is a cousin to the Tussah caterpillar and produces a special golden color silk when reeled from the cocoon. As a spun yarn it is a golden honey color.
There are 6800 yards per pound and 1500 yards per 100gm skein, Skeins vary 10gms +/- and are priced accordingly.
Weavers - sett at 28 - 36 epi
Knitters: Size 00 - 2