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Kid Silk 2-Ply

Weight: Sport
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Kid Mohair (70%),
Silk (30%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 198m (217 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Semi-solids, Multicolored

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Silk Garden Lite (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Mohair (45%) and Wool (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Oasis (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Camel (30%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 343m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
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Paragon Sport (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Baby Alpaca (25%) and Mulberry Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.77 balls of this.
Silken (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Alpaca, Wool and Silk DK (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (45%), Merino Wool (25%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Alpaca Kid Lustre (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (40%), Merino Wool (30%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 111m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.78 balls of this.
Silk Garden 4-ply (72% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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: Silk (45%), Mohair (45%) and Wool (10%)
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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 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
Soavia (71% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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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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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: Merino Wool (65%), Kid Mohair (20%) and Silk (15%)
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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
Kiddy Print (71% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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: Mohair (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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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 50g / 209m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Geisha (71% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mohair (70%), Silk (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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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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 227g / 910m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.22 balls of this.
Luscious Silk (71% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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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 / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Llama Silk (70% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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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 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Sanctuary (69% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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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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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
Tao (69% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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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 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.
Meriseta (69% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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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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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.41 balls of this.
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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 Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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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 / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
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Baby Silk (69% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (20%) and Alpaca (80%)
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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 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.49 balls of this.
Flaxen (68% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 251m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Bliss (68% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%), Mulberry Silk (20%) and Cashmere (10%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Muse (68% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 70g / 302m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Selkie Sport (68% match) $$$$$
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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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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The warmth, drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 311m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.64 balls of this.
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Alpaca Silk (68% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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: Alpaca (50%) and Silk (50%)
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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 50g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.48 balls of this.