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Mimi (DISCONTINUED)

Originally 100% mink, later replaced by a non-mink blend, as revealed in July 2015.

Weight: Lace
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Angora (40%),
Viscose (30%),
Nylon (17%),
Wool (13%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: (Varies)
Balls: 50g; 300m (328 yds)

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Seraphim (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The 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: Angora (95%) and Rayon (5%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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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 50g / 398m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Cria Lace (77% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (65%) and Tencel (35%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 505m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Luxuria Air Lace (67% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (40%), Possum (40%) and Mulberry Silk (20%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.71 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Tencel (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 249g / 1408m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.21 balls of this.
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Fine Silk (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a soft 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: Silk (40%), Viscose (30%) and Wool (30%)
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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 25g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Lace Lux (64% match)
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft 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: Rayon (67%) and Merino Wool (33%)
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 310m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Socrates (64% match)
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft 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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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: Alpaca (30%), Merino Wool (30%), Bamboo Viscose (20%) and Nylon (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 / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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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 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: Cashmere (65%) and Silk (35%)
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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 150g / 2286m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.13 balls of this.
Heaven (64% match) $$$$$
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Buffalo (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 365m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
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McClellan Lace (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 1417m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.21 balls of this.
Silkbloom Extra Fino (61% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%) and Silk (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Tencel (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Lace Ball (60% match) $$$$$
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a soft 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 (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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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 / 800m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Silke-uld (60% match)
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft 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 (65%) and Silk (35%)
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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 / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Filisilk (59% match)
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft 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 (70%) and Silk (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 / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Lacegarn mit Seide (59% match)
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft 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 (70%) and Silk (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 / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Merino Silk Lace (59% match) $$$$$
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 700m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Silk/Merino Lace (59% match)
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 700m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Silk/Merino Lace (59% match) $$$$$
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These are both lace-weight yarns. Lace yarns can be knitted or crocheted to a wide range of gauges depending on the effect you're aiming for.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (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 100g / 700m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.