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Phil Express

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (80%),
Superwash Wool (20%)
Needles: 12mm (17 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 7 sts / 10cm (4") and 10 rows
Balls: 200g; 60m (66 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Seriously Chunky (77% match)
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Pebble (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Chunky (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Color Clouds (72% match) $$$$$
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match 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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