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Ginga

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

Suggested substitutes

Husky (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Linie 292 Sal (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Wool (36%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Outer (71% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (65%) and Organic Cotton (35%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Kureyon Air (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Freedom Wool (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Country Tweed (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Acrylic (40%) and Alpaca (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Montana (69% match) $$$$$
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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 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 / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Nomada (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 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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Brushstrokes (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.86 balls of this.
Aurora (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Nylon (30%) and Acrylic (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Elena (68% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Fashion Flame (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Superwash Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Van Dyck (67% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (46%), Acrylic (39%) and Alpaca (15%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 107m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Franca (67% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth and drape of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Fey (66% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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The drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Galway Roving (66% match) $$$$$
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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 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: Galway Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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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 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 / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.04 balls of this.
Sheepsdown (66% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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.
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This yarn comes in 125g / 78m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Tuff Puff (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Burly Spun (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
Information
This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 226g / 121m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Phil Matelot (66% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Bulky Lopi (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Icelandic Wool (100%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
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Aspen (66% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Microfiber (50%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 58m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.