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Alpaca Merino Blend

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (50%),
Merino Wool (50%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 260m (284 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
© Craftsy

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Warmi (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.73 balls of this.
Extra (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (55%) and Merino Wool (45%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.31 balls of this.
Bergamo (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%) and Alpaca (25%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.00 balls of this.
Principessa (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Angora (40%), Merino Wool (37%), Alpaca (14%) and Nylon (9%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.19 balls of this.
Almeria (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Superfine Alpaca (30%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.60 balls of this.
Alpaca Lana D'Oro (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Alpaca (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Carpe Diem (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.89 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (80%) and Merino Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.13 balls of this.
Class (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Angora (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.10 balls of this.
Linie 352 Corby (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (45%), Acrylic (45%) and Alpaca (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.26 balls of this.
Ascot (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (57%), Viscose (25%) and Alpaca (18%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
Angelic 5-ply (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Angora (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
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Ultra Alpaca (78% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (50%) and Superfine Alpaca (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Bohemia Worsted (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Polwarth Wool (45%), Alpaca (45%) and Possum (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
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Kid Classic (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%), Mohair (22%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.86 balls of this.
Carezza (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (30%), Silk (30%), Merino Wool (25%) and Rayon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.86 balls of this.
Zara Kid (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (51%), Nylon (39%) and Mohair (10%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
Herriot Great (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
Worsted Hand Dyes (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.86 balls of this.
Scala (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Nylon (47%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.93 balls of this.
UmiƱa (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Alpaca (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Merino Yak (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%), Alpaca (15%) and Yak (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.28 balls of this.