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Essentials Linen Blend Aran

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Viscose (45%),
Cotton (40%),
Linen (15%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Goshen (92% 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: Cotton (48%), Modal (46%) and Silk (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 84m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Essentials Linen Blend Aran is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Alumco (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Viscose (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 196m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Bambino (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 89m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Shine Worsted (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Modal (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 69m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
Bamboo Cotton Worsted (84% match) $$$$$
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Organic Cotton (50%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 215m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Maggi's Linen (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: Cotton (52%) and Linen (48%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Southwick (81% 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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Marrakesch (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (68%) and Polyester (32%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Ajman (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Line (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist 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.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger 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 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Somerset (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, 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: Cotton (85%) and Silk (15%)
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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 / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 224m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Nico (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, 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: Cotton (97%) and Polyester (3%)
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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 / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Malabar Aran (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (78%) and Silk (22%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Star (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Dishie (79% match) $$$$$
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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, 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: Cotton (100%)
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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 100g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Bamboo/Cotton (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Colorado (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.
Good news!
The warmth, 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: Cotton (100%)
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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 / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (100%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Divino (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Cotton (75%) and Rayon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.