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Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Cotton (60%),
Acrylic (40%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 173m (189 yds)
Styles: Multi-colored
© Knitting Fever

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Punto (97% match)
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Marmo (95% match)
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Elba (95% match)
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Jeannee Worsted (94% match) $$$$$
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Josy (93% match)
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Cotton Rich Aran (92% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Pantino (92% match) $$$$$
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Aviso (92% match) $$$$$
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Tatamy Tweed Worsted (92% match)
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Jeanie Denim Look (92% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Holika (91% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Jeans Plus (91% match)
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Amami (91% match)
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Cotton Light (90% match)
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2nd Time Cotton (90% match) $$$$$
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Sun City (89% match) $$$$$
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Favorito (89% match)
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Denimstyle (89% match)
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Beetle (89% match)
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Comfy Worsted (88% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.73 balls of this.