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Cotton Cord (DISCONTINUED)

Final twist: Z-plied

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Cotton (100%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
9mm (13 US) (00 UK)
Gauge: 10 sts / 10cm (4") and 13 rows
Balls: 100g; 50m (55 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

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Phil Corde (82% match) $$$$$
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Natura Just Cotton XL (80% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Fashion Cotton Big (74% match) $$$$$
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Husky (73% match) $$$$$
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Phil Matelot (73% match) $$$$$
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Outer (71% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Ginga (70% match) $$$$$
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Whopper Cotton (68% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Soft Cotton Chunky (65% match)
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Grande (64% match) $$$$$
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Galway Roving (62% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Burly Spun (61% match) $$$$$
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Bulky Lopi (61% match) $$$$$
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Elena (60% match) $$$$$
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Sheepsdown (60% match)
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This yarn comes in 125g / 78m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.64 balls of this.
Tuff Puff (60% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Mighty Stitch Super Bulky (60% match) $$$$$
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Hubro (59% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Phil Rio (59% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 221m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.23 balls of this.
Andina (59% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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The elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Phil Alaska (59% match) $$$$$
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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: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 31m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.61 balls of this.