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Janome (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Sport
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Silk (60%),
Wool (40%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

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Silk & Lambswool (84% 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: Silk (59%) and Shetland Wool (41%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Twig (83% 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: Linen (46%), Silk (42%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Roslyn (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Silk (35%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 350m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Silkiull (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Tides (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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 (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 287m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Merino Tweed Socks (76% 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, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 390m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
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Savanna (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (66%) and Linen (34%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Acadia (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Silk (20%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Tweed (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 379m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Nuna (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Bamboo Viscose (20%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Cozette (75% match) $$$$$
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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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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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 (62%), Cotton (30%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Muse (75% 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: Silk (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is 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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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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 70g / 302m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Silky Merino (75% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (51%) and Merino Wool (49%)
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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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
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Reserve Sport (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (45%), Silk (35%) and Bamboo Viscose (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 / 318m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, 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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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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This yarn comes in 150g / 390m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Merino Silk Sport (74% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is 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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 95g / 332m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Felted Tweed DK (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (50%), Rayon (25%) and Alpaca (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Soft Silk (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is the same weight category (Sport).
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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: Silk (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 350m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Ayatori (73% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Stolen Stitches Nua (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, 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: Merino Wool (60%), Yak (20%) and Linen (20%)
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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 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 / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Donegal Silk Tweed DK (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, 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 (90%) 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 50g / 121m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.24 balls of this.
Pebble (73% 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: Silk (48%), Merino Wool (36%) and Cashmere (16%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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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This yarn comes in 25g / 205m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.