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Portofino

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Cotton (60%),
Nylon (40%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 50g; 115m (126 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Classic Silk (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%), Silk (30%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Indigo (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (95%) and Synthetic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Baja (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Reva (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Copacabana (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Cotton (62%), Silk (20%), Viscose (12%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
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Lunis (77% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (54%) and Nylon (46%)
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
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Tokonatsu (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (30%) and Viscose (30%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Breeze (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (70%), Wool (30%) and Lycra (0%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Supreme Luxury Cotton Silk (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Cotton (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Cleo (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (62%) and Nylon (38%)
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This yarn is knitted tube rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller 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 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Tatamy Tweed DK (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Acrylic (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Cotton Tweed DK (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Ecoton (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (52%) and Cotton (48%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Doppio (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Mirai (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (25%), Viscose (25%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Sabine (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity 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: Cotton (40%), Llama (30%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Provenza (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (61%) and Linen (39%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Soukie DK (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Polyester (40%), Acrylic (33%) and Cotton (27%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Soie Et Lin (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Nylon (35%) and Linen (20%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 267m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Remix (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (30%), Cotton (27%), Acrylic (24%), Silk (10%) and Linen (9%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 198m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.