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Baby Alpaca Aire (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 199m (218 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$

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Hexa (94% match)
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Alta Moda Alpaca (87% match) $$$$$
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Puno (87% match)
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Superfine Alpaca (79% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
Toft Aran Alpaca (79% match)
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Catalina (77% match) $$$$$
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North Star (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (92%) and Nylon (8%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.99 balls of this.
Herriot Great (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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Alpaca Bulky (75% match) $$$$$
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Royal 1 (75% match)
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MountainTop Chalet (74% match) $$$$$
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Techno (73% match) $$$$$
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Peru (73% match) $$$$$
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Alpaca Tweed (72% match) $$$$$
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Chateau (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Trend Deluxe (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (56%), Polyester (40%) and Nylon (4%)
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Alpaca Pure (71% match) $$$$$
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