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Contino

Variants:
Contino Color
Contino Melange
Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Merino Wool (55%),
Acrylic (30%),
Alpaca (15%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4") and 22 rows
Balls: 50g; 110m (120 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors, Marls, Heathers

Suggested substitutes

Baya (88% 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: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Basics Quick (88% 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: Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Simpliworsted (88% 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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%), Acrylic (28%) and Nylon (17%)
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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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Teseo (88% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Microfiber (47%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Merino Aran (88% 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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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: Merino Superwash Wool (52%) and Acrylic (48%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
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City (86% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
Information
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 / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Tiroler Landwolle (86% 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.
Information
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: Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Merino Plus (85% 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.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (52%) and Acrylic (48%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Oda (85% 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.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 69m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
New Zealand (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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: Wool (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Wrapunzel (85% 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 is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (70%) and Acrylic (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Amazing (84% 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
Information
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 / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Linie 317 Patch (84% match) $$$$$
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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.
Information
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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Acrylic (30%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Cyprus Mohair (84% 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 (65%) and Wool (35%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 181m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Rayure Double (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
King Size (83% 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 S-on-S plied 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Joki (83% 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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Mille Colori (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
Davos (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 88m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Bouvardia (82% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Diamusee (82% 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.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 40g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
LanaGold Batik Design (82% 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.
Information
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: Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.