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Mushishi Big

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Wool (95%),
Silk (5%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 99m (108 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Multicolored

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Hakone (97% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Mystery (97% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
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Filzi (97% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.02 balls of this.
Naturgarn (97% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.02 balls of this.
Icelandic (97% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Lamb's Pride Bulky (94% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Easy (94% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Lanaloft Bulky (93% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Creative Filz (93% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Harmony (92% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Native Twist (91% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Columbia Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.72 balls of this.
Terre Neuve (91% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 42m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.36 balls of this.
Cortina Soft (91% match)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
DROPS Eskimo (90% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Wash + Filz it! (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.02 balls of this.
Puffin (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 102m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
© Quince & Co
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This yarn comes in 50g / 53m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.87 balls of this.
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Odin (89% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.16 balls of this.
Igloo (89% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
Cosy Wool (89% match)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Berkshire Bulky (89% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (85%) and Alpaca (15%)
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Mecha (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Turbine (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Pur (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Classic Wool Bulky (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 71m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.39 balls of this.
Super (88% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied (woollen-spun) 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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 113g / 78m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Linea Pura Fauna (88% 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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.68 balls of this.
Grandino (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Poems Chunky (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Deluxe Bulky Superwash (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 97m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Álafoss Lopi (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Icelandic Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Toft Chunky Wool (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Meritwist Hand Paint (87% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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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 much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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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 / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Fashion Colour Touch (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (98%) and Polyester (2%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S 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 made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Strick- & Filzwolle (86% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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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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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.