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Phil Mikado

Weight: Aran
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Acrylic (70%),
Angora (30%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17 sts / 10cm (4") and 22 rows
Balls: 100g; 165m (180 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Self-striping marls
Price: $$$$$

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New Basic 175 (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Kajo (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 156m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Classic Shades (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Luca (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (30%) and Acrylic (70%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Nigar (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.94 balls of this.
La Paz (84% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%), Mohair (15%) and Alpaca (10%)
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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 100g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Landscapes (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Gumdrop (83% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 113g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Soft Baby Steps (83% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 141g / 234m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Azteca (83% 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: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Soft & Shiny (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 170g / 285m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Sparkle Soft (83% match) $$$$$
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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: Acrylic (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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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 113g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Value (83% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 198g / 333m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Heathers (83% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 141g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Magnum Marle 12-ply (83% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 / 169m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Sweet Roll (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 140g / 224m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Boutique Treasure (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Aurora (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 151m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Super Saver (82% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Team Spirit (82% match) $$$$$
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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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 141g / 223m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Craft Smart (82% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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 141g / 223m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Luccico (81% 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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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 (72%), Superwash Wool (17%), Alpaca (8%) and Metallic (3%)
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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 1.43 balls of this.