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Merino Max

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Merino Wool (40%),
Alpaca (20%),
Acrylic (40%)
Needles: 10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
Gauge: 8 sts / 10cm (4") and 13 rows
Balls: 75g; 45m (49 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Do not tumble dry, Do not iron
Styles: Solid colors

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Encore Mega (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Cannoli (84% match) $$$$$
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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 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Pacific Bulky (82% 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Merino Superwash Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 118m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Cozy Wool (80% 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn comes in 127g / 82m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Lola (79% 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 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 (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 63m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Acrylic Wool Super Bulky (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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Lisa Big (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Bravo Big (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Fab Big (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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Roma Big (79% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 220g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Pronto Max (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Super Quick (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Team Spirit Chunky (78% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Junior (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
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Inez (78% 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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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 / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Lumio (77% 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 comes in 150g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Canada (77% 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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Inca (77% match)
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Bulky (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 41m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Classic Shades Big Time (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 78m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Lana Grande (76% match) $$$$$
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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: Peruvian Highland Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.