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Kibou (DISCONTINUED)

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Weight: Worsted
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Cotton (54%),
Wool (34%),
Silk (12%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 20-22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: (Varies)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Self-striping
Price: $$$$$
© Designer Yarns

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Bergereine (83% match) $$$$$
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DROPS Cotton Merino (82% match) $$$$$
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Island Collection (81% match)
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Duo (80% match)
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Elite (80% match)
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Laine Coton (79% match) $$$$$
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Nuro (79% match) $$$$$
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Merino Extrafine Cotton 120 (79% match) $$$$$
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Merino Extrafine Cotton DK (79% match) $$$$$
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Merino Cotton (79% match)
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Heather Collection (78% match)
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Solo Silk (78% match) $$$$$
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Filosoft (78% match)
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Ombré Cotton (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Pelana (78% match)
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