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Taiyo Sport (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Sport
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Cotton (60%),
Wool (15%),
Silk (15%),
Nylon (10%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
Gauge: 22-24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 322m (352 yds)
Care: Hand wash

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Taiyo Sock (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 422m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Pima Cotton & Silk DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (83%) and Silk (17%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 299m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Tonos Pima Silk (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (83%) and Silk (17%)
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Kibou (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (54%), Wool (34%) and Silk (12%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Perla (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%), Alpaca (25%) and Silk (15%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.80 balls of this.
Cotton Stretch (81% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (87%) and Polyester (13%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.89 balls of this.
Malabar DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (78%) and Silk (22%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 272m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
DROPS Loves You 7 (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.89 balls of this.
CoBaSi DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Bamboo Viscose (16%), Elastic (21%) and Silk (8%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.52 balls of this.
Mano (80% match)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.15 balls of this.
Cotton Joy (80% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.33 balls of this.
Modern Cotton DK (80% match)
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Cotton Silk DK (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.58 balls of this.
Milk & Honey (80% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (70%) and Milk Protein (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.48 balls of this.
Concept Cotton Yak (80% match)
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Bella (79% match)
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Lace Silky (79% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Hampton (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (70%) and Linen (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 / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Harmony (79% match)
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 (69%), Wool (30%) and Lycra (1%)
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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 200g / 429m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
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Cotone (79% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.60 balls of this.
Heather Collection (79% match)
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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 comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.53 balls of this.
Calico (78% match)
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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 (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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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 / 157m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.