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American Wool. 3 plies of unspun roving all twisted together. Resembles single ply.

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Targhee-Columbia Wool (100%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 12-14 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 182m (199 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Heathers, Tweeds
Price: $$$$$
© Brooklyn Tweed

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Stout (92% match)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Tweedy (87% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Targhee Bulky (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Targhee Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn comes in 250g / 422m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Linie 208 Nature Wool (78% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Tivoli (76% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Shetlands 2-ply (76% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 113g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Soft Tweed (76% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.84 balls of this.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.28 balls of this.
Chunky (75% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.92 balls of this.
Kilana (75% match)
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Linie 55 Montego Tweed (75% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Mammoth (75% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Hemp Tweed Chunky (75% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 53m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.43 balls of this.
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Nature Spun Chunky (74% match)
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Wool of the Andes Bulky (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.46 balls of this.
Fidelia (74% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 63m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.89 balls of this.
Arranmore (74% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Álafoss Lopi (74% match) $$$$$
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Merino Grosso (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.03 balls of this.
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Bulky 2 Strand (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Columbia Wool (100%)
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This yarn is unspun roving 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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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 114g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.