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Ginga

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Cotton (40%),
Silk (30%),
Nylon (15%),
Wool (15%)
Needles: 6.5mm (10.5 US) (3 UK)
8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 10-12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Dry clean
Styles: Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

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Husky (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Phil Matelot (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Whopper Cotton (71% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
DROPS Eskimo (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Puffin (71% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 102m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
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Wash + Filz it! (71% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.04 balls of this.
Evermore (70% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 81m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Igloo (70% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Iced (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (68%), Wool (29%) and Polyester (3%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 77m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Linie 292 Sal (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Wool (36%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Nebuleuse (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (41%), Superwash Wool (41%) and Nylon (18%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 51m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.96 balls of this.
Llama (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Rapido (69% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (50%), Acrylic (25%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 41m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.44 balls of this.
Boston Sun (69% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Strick- & Filzwolle (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Fashion Cotton Big (68% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Easy (67% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Essentials Big (67% match) $$$$$
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 S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
Polar (67% 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 single ply. 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
Information
The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
Husky (67% 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 single ply. 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.