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Crackpaca

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied with a tight twist
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (45%),
Merino Wool (45%),
Silk (10%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 16-24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 106g; 242m (265 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Semi-solid, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Blue Moon Fiber Arts

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Tonos Worsted (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Flax Down (87% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
Wistful (86% match)
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (30%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Almerino DK (85% match) $$$$$
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Dos Tierras (84% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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Cool Wool Alpaca (83% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Baby Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.73 balls of this.
Almerino Aran (83% match) $$$$$
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Owl (83% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.20 balls of this.
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Trio (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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60/40 Wool/Alpaca (83% match)
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Sheepaca (82% match) $$$$$
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Adelaide (82% match)
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Quito (82% match)
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Alpaca Sport (81% match)
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Loden (81% match)
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Cricket (81% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Simply Sweet Satisfaction (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Moonshine (81% match) $$$$$
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Julie (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.10 balls of this.
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