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Fortezza

Weight: Aran
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Superwash Wool (47%),
Acrylic (47%),
Viscose (6%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 123m (135 yds)
Styles: Tweed colors

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Bonus Aran Tweed With Wool (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Viscose (6%)
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This yarn comes in 400g / 840m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.15 balls of this.
Chinaillon (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (4%), Alpaca (10%), Wool (30%) and Acrylic (56%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Coffee Beenz (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 196m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Rustic With Wool Aran (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (77%), Wool (20%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 400g / 695m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.18 balls of this.
Fleurtini (84% match) $$$$$
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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: Wool (34%), Acrylic (34%), Cotton (26%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Merino Tweed (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (51%), Acrylic (43%) and Viscose (6%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more 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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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.54 balls of this.
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Craft Aran Knitting (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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Azteca Fine (81% 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: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
© Katia
Hamelton Tweed 1 (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Tara Tweed (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Allagash (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Viscose (20%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Broadway (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%), Nylon (5%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Impeccable Tweed (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 85g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.72 balls of this.
Wool of the Andes Tweed (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (80%) and Acrylic (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 140g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Silkroad Aran Tweed (79% match) $$$$$
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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 made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%), Silk (10%) and Cashmere (5%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Woollahra (79% 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.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%), Silk (10%) and Cashmere (5%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%), Wool (21%) and Viscose (4%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Shinryoku (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Merino De Luxe 50 (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Irish Tweed (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Mohair (30%)
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Encore Worsted Tweed (78% match) $$$$$
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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 (75%), Superwash Wool (22%) and Rayon (3%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.