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Dovestone Natural Aran

Weight: Aran
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (50%),
Masham Wool (25%),
Wensleydale Wool (25%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 170m (186 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Undyed
Price: $$$$$
© Wild and Woolly

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Vintage Wool (95% match) $$$$$
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Highland (94% match) $$$$$
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2-ply Worsted (94% match)
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Columbia (94% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 113g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Skye (94% match)
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Rustica (94% match) $$$$$
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Worsted Twist (92% match) $$$$$
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Pictish Aran (92% match)
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This yarn comes in 114g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Rodeo BFL - aran (91% match)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 172m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
BFL Worsted (91% match) $$$$$
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Kinna (90% match)
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Numéro 5 (90% match)
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Waltz Worsted (90% match)
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Aran 100% Wool (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 161m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Suomivilla (89% match)
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Incawool (89% match)
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Aran Wool (89% match)
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Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
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Wool 85 (89% match) $$$$$
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Wool Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Genuine Greenland Wool (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Cucciolo (89% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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Shetland Heather (89% match) $$$$$
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Hullabaloo (89% match)
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Merino Blend Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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Fine Merino (88% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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