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Alpaca Chunky (DISCONTINUED)

Discontinued with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Alpaca (98%),
Nylon (2%)
Needles: 10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
Gauge: 11 sts / 10cm (4") and 14 rows
Balls: 100g; 69m (75 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (warm), Do not bleach, Do not tumble dry, Dry flat in shade

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Catalina (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Grande Tweed (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (90%), Acrylic (7%) and Rayon (3%)
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Big Baby (75% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Shepherdess Alpaca (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
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Toft Chunky Alpaca (74% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Paloma (73% match) $$$$$
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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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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter 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: Baby Alpaca (60%) and Merino Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Alpaca Superfine (72% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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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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 / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.41 balls of this.
Baby Douceur (72% match)
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This yarn is the same weight category (Super Bulky / Super Chunky).
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Grande (72% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Linie 356 Ashford (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (48%), Wool (47%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Paloma Tweed (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (30%), Acrylic (14%) and Viscose (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Andina (70% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Malou (69% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (70%), Nylon (20%) and Wool (10%)
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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 / 64m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Chateau (68% 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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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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: Baby Alpaca (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 0.78 balls of this.
Palace (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness 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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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: Baby Alpaca (55%) and Viscose (45%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 98m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Alta Moda Jaspè (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (67%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Alta Moda Super Baby (66% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (67%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (3%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Chunky (65% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
MountainTop Chalet (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
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: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Paco (63% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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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 200g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.