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Danube DK (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: DK
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Nylon (40%),
Viscose (30%),
Wool (30%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 21 sts / 10cm (4") and 23 rows
Balls: 50g; 149m (163 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

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Meilenweit 6-fach Magico (80% match) $$$$$
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Astral (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Sophia (76% match)
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Merci (75% match) $$$$$
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