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LB Collection Mulberry Silk

Final twist: Z-plied

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Mulberry Silk (100%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 50g; 125m (137 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Regal Silk (89% match) $$$$$
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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: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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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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 / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Mulberry Tussah (89% match)
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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: Mulberry Silk (50%) and Tussah Silk (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-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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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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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Mulberry Silk (86% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-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 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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Mana (84% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-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 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 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
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Silk Purse (84% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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 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 / 126m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Tussah Silk Fingering (83% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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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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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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 200g / 800m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.16 balls of this.
Rhapsody Light (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Silk Sport (81% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a tight twist rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Silk 32/120NM DK (79% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.22 balls of this.
Silk Pearl (79% match) $$$$$
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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: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is chained rather than crepe / cable-plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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 / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-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 gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match 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 100g / 264m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
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LB Collection Silk (78% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-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 gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match 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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody (78% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-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 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: Silk (80%) and Mohair (20%)
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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 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Great Big Sea (77% 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 plied rather than crepe / cable-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: Silk (50%), Wool (30%) and Sea Cell (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 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Silken (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-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 gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match 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 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Pearl (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (51%) and Bamboo Viscose (49%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Double Sea Silk (76% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Sea Cell (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Lady Godiva (75% match) $$$$$
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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 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-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: Silk (50%) and Wool (50%)
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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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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Tao (75% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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 gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match 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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.