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YAKSI

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Wool (60%),
Silk (20%),
Yak (20%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 20-22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 104g; 228m (249 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Haven DK (95% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Silk (20%) and Yak (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Beyul DK (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (60%), Silk (20%) and Yak (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
© Kettle Yarn Co
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%), Silk (22%) and Cashmere (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 116m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.97 balls of this.
Gloss DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.04 balls of this.
Primavera (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Woolie Silk 3-ply (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Silk (35%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
KFI Indulgence 6-ply with Silk (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (55%), Nylon (25%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 389m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
DROPS Karisma (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.07 balls of this.
Trio (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%), Alpaca (20%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 170g / 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Mas-Acero (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (55%), Silk (30%) and Rayon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 167g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Carpet Bag (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
© Craftsy
Cascade 220 Superwash (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Smitten (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Vintage Premium NZ DK (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.26 balls of this.
Maine Organic (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 114g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Urban MW DK (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.28 balls of this.
Tosh DK (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Breathless DK (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%), Cashmere (15%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Silk Merino (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Mulberry Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Superwash Merino DK (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 202m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.