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Savanna

Limited edition yarn

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Wool (70%),
Alpaca (30%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22-23 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 200g; 400m (437 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
© Bendigo Woollen Mills

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DROPS Lima (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Alpaca (35%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.44 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Molina (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.57 balls of this.
DROPS Flora (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Alpaca (35%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.90 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Lima (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.64 balls of this.
Ultra Alpaca Light (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Peruvian Highland Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.01 balls of this.
Elegance DK (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Corriedale Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.67 balls of this.
Wensleydale Gems (83% match) $$$$$
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.78 balls of this.
Margrite (82% 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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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 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: Cashmere (20%) and Merino Wool (80%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 141m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.84 balls of this.
Perfect Day (81% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is 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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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 50g / 93m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.30 balls of this.
Alpaca Lana D'Oro (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Alpaca (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Bohemia Worsted (81% match) $$$$$
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polwarth Wool (45%), Alpaca (45%) and Possum (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
© Outlaw Yarn
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter 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: Merino Wool (40%), Alpaca (20%) and Acrylic (40%)
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This yarn comes in 75g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.90 balls of this.
Holda (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 qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 (80%), Angora (10%) and Cashmere (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.48 balls of this.
Ethical Twist 70/30 (80% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is 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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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 / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Concept Cashmere 30 (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 and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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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 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: Merino Wool (70%) and Cashmere (30%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 94m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.26 balls of this.
© Katia
Fresco (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Baby Alpaca (30%) and Angora (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.67 balls of this.
Performa Rimu DK (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (60%) and Possum (40%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.13 balls of this.
Dolce 3 Fils (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Angora (30%)
Information
This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.67 balls of this.
Vanitas DK (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (90%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
© Outlaw Yarn
Tynn Alpakka Ull (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (65%) and Wool (35%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.41 balls of this.
Cumbria (78% match) $$$$$
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Mohair (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 218m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.83 balls of this.
Pure Eco Wool (78% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S 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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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 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.57 balls of this.