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Borealis Tweed (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Acrylic (52%),
Wool (33%),
Rayon (15%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 10 sts / 10cm (4") and 12 rows
Balls: 100g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Dry flat
Styles: Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

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Big Merino Tweedy (88% match)
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Faroe Super Chunky (79% match)
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Linie 292 Sal (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Cascara (77% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (67%), Superwash Wool (30%) and Nylon (3%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Ragazza Amici Due (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Van Dyck (74% match)
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Aspen (73% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 58m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.
Gypsy Super Chunky (73% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 92m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Multi colour (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Brushstrokes (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.86 balls of this.
Big Merino (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Fashion Flame (73% match) $$$$$
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Country Tweed (73% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Fashion Elements (72% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (59%), Acrylic (40%) and Polyester (1%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Elena (72% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Heijastus (72% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 32m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.13 balls of this.
Essentials Super Super Chunky (70% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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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, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Linie 377 CloƩ (70% match)
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%), Wool (25%) and Polyester (5%)
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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 / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Head Start (70% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is fuzzy chain rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (62%), Polyester (26%) and Mohair (12%)
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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 / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Essentials Big (70% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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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 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 / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.