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Tamtam DK

Hand-dyed

Weight: DK
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Silk (65%),
Linen (35%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 250m (273 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Semi-solid colors, Tonal colors

Suggested substitutes

Double Sea Silk (88% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Sea Cell (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Flaxen (87% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 100g / 251m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Silk Purse (82% 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 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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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 / 126m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Savanna (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (66%) and Linen (34%)
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The texture of this yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Vera (82% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 333m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (82% match) $$$$$
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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 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 (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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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 / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
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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, 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: Linen (40%), Cotton (32%), Nettle Fiber (18%) and Silk (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 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Mulberry Silk (81% 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: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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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 2.02 balls of this.
Silken (81% 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Setanova (80% 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 (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Silk Sport (80% 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 with a tight twist 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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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 / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
Silk 32/120NM DK (78% 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 (100%)
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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 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Mulberry Tussah (77% 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: Mulberry Silk (50%) and Tussah Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Elisir (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 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: Cotton (44%), Linen (39%) and Silk (17%)
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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, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
LB Collection Silk (77% 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: Silk (100%)
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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 1.67 balls of this.
Oasis (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Camel (30%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 343m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
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Cotton Silk DK (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, 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: Cotton (75%) and Silk (25%)
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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 / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Seta Tweed (76% 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.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (75%) and Cotton (25%)
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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 25g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Flyss (76% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
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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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 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Silk Garden Lite (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
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 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: Mohair (45%), Silk (45%) and Wool (10%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than 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 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.02 balls of this.