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Greina (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Acrylic (40%),
Merino Superwash Wool (30%),
Rayon (18%),
Linen (12%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Norvège (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (20%), Acrylic (40%) and Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Halo (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (21%), Superwash Wool (31%) and Acrylic (48%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Sibérie (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (20%), Acrylic (40%) and Superwash Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Pure Hebridean Mohair DK (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Hebridean Wool (50%) and Mohair (50%)
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Pure Wensleydale DK (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Pure Teeswater DK (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Teeswater Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Cinque Alto (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (42%), Acrylic (38%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Pure Gotland DK (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Gotland Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Pure Bluefaced Leicester DK (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Classic British DK (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Big Trend (71% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 294m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Pure Jacob DK (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Jacob Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Pure Shetland DK (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Shetland Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Solitaire (70% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (44%), Acrylic (43%) and Polyester (13%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 131m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Tosca Light (70% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Linea Botanica (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Cinque Multi (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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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 1.00 balls of this.
Estra (69% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (34%), Acrylic (34%), Viscose (22%) and Linen (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Nebraska (69% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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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 250g / 750m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.20 balls of this.
Linie 110 Timona (69% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (60%) and Microfiber (40%)
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This yarn is much softer. The finer the individual fibers in a yarn,the softer it feels. Fine fibers feel wonderful, but may not stand up
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Chinaillon (69% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than plied with a woolly haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (4%), Alpaca (10%), Wool (30%) and Acrylic (56%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Traditional Aran (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from 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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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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: Superwash Wool (100%)