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Cuzco Cashmere

Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (40%),
Mulberry Silk (40%),
Cashmere (20%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 149m (163 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors

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Floating (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (70%), Cashmere (20%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Carmen (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Alpaca Silk (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Baby Silk (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Grazioso (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (65%), Wool (20%), Silk (10%) and Cashmere (5%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
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Alpaga (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Metalico (79% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. 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 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: Baby Alpaca (50%) and Mulberry Silk (50%)
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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 / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Llama Silk (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Prime Alpaca (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 608m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.25 balls of this.
Fin (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Breeze (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close 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: Silk (60%) and Cashmere (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Peruvian Tweed (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 549m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.27 balls of this.
Serena (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Nuna (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (40%), Silk (40%) and Bamboo Viscose (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Reserve Sport (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (45%), Silk (35%) and Bamboo Viscose (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 318m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Alpaca, Wool and Silk DK (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (45%), Silk (30%) and Merino Wool (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Selkie Sport (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 311m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
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Andean Treasure (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.48 balls of this.