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Souk (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Silk (55%),
Wool (45%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 16-18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 201m (220 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Dry flat, Do not bleach
Styles: Self-striping
Price: $$$$$

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Melilla (92% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Merino Wool (35%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Tibet Wool/Silk (87% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Shinryoku (85% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Tangier (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%), Cotton (16%), Rayon (17%) and Acrylic (17%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Allagash (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Viscose (20%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Silkroad Aran Tweed (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%), Silk (10%) and Cashmere (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.
Woollahra (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%), Silk (10%) and Cashmere (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.
Windsor (78% match)
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%), Mohair (31%) and Nylon (14%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.83 balls of this.
Donegal Tweed (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Kagayaki (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (40%), Cotton (24%), Viscose (18%) and Silk (18%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
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Lion & Lamb (77% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
City Tweed Aran / HW (77% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%), Alpaca (25%), Rayon (20%) and Acrylic (0%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
Yak Tweed (76% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Yak (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.91 balls of this.
Hamelton Tweed 1 (76% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 161m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Llamalini (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (40%), Silk (35%) and Linen (25%)
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Codex (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (52%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (48%)
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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 113g / 214m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Catnip (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Merino 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 and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 70g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.42 balls of this.
Felted Tweed Aran (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 (50%), Rayon (25%) and Alpaca (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.31 balls of this.
Tara Tweed (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.79 balls of this.
Soft Tweed (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.03 balls of this.
Homestead Tweed (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, 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 (90%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.16 balls of this.