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Selkie Sport

Hand dyed

Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (70%),
Mulberry Silk (30%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 113g; 311m (340 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Dragonfly Fibers

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Baby Merino Silk DK (87% match)
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Silkeull (86% match)
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Kidazzle (86% match) $$$$$
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Hawthorne Sport (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Champagne (86% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Bugga! (85% match) $$$$$
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Evolution (85% 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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Luksusgarn (85% match)
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