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Cathay Streak

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Silk (50%),
Yak (50%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 180m (197 yds)
Styles: Multicolored

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Cloud Sport (94% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Yak (60%) and Silk (40%)
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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 comes in 50g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Breeze (85% match)
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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: Silk (60%) and Cashmere (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Silk 32/120NM DK (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.32 balls of this.
Zephyr Wool-Silk 4/8 (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
Merino Silk Sport (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 95g / 332m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Findley DK (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Strange Twist (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Buffalo (50%), Silk (25%) and Bamboo Viscose (25%)
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This yarn comes in 56g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
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Setanova (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Opulence DK (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (55%) and Silk (45%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
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Seta Tweed (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The 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: Silk (75%) and Cotton (25%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
Baby Merino Silk DK (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (66%) and Silk (34%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
Mulberry Silk (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
Metalico (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%) and Mulberry Silk (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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Ensemble Light (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Cashmere (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
LB Collection Silk (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Deerfield (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
© Valley Yarns
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Silk Garden Lite (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Mohair (45%) and Wool (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
Silk Merino (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Muse (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 70g / 302m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Silk and Baby Camel Fingering (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Silk (65%) and Baby Camel (35%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Breathless DK (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, 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: Merino Superwash Wool (75%), Cashmere (15%) and Silk (10%)
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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 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.