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Big Cotton (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Knitted tube
Fiber: Cotton (63%),
Nylon (37%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
9mm (13 US) (00 UK)
Gauge: 7 sts / 10cm (4") and 10 rows
Balls: 50g; 25m (27 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry

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X-treme (78% match)
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Camie (70% match) $$$$$
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Twista (54% match) $$$$$
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Artico (54% match)
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Gigante (54% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Pebble (52% match) $$$$$
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Love Wool (52% match) $$$$$
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Bacio (51% match) $$$$$
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Collage (2017) (51% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 141g / 53m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Semira (50% match) $$$$$
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Spuntaneous (50% match)
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Anya (50% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 200g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Form & Farbe (49% match)
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Big Montana (49% match) $$$$$
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Chunky (49% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 25m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Phil Express (49% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Feltro (49% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
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The drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 32m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.