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Silk Rhapsody

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Silk (80%),
Mohair (20%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 238m (260 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Semi-solid colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

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Mana (84% match)
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Silk Garden (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (45%), Silk (45%) and Wool (10%)
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Silk Garden Solo (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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Rhapsody Light (79% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Tussah Silk Fingering (78% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Mulberry Tussah (77% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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LB Collection Mulberry Silk (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.90 balls of this.
Regal Silk (77% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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Scrumptious Aran (76% match) $$$$$
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Ensemble 4 (76% match) $$$$$
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Catnip (75% match)
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Scrumptious DK (74% match) $$$$$
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Silk Rhapsody Glitter (74% match) $$$$$
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Aran Silky Merino (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Silk Dream (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Mulberry Silk (74% match)
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Pearl (74% match) $$$$$
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