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Alpaca Merino DK

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Alpaca (83%),
Wool (7%),
Nylon (10%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 25g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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SimpliCria (89% match) $$$$$
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Peru (83% match) $$$$$
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Tinto (82% match) $$$$$
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Maai (80% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Baby Twist (77% match) $$$$$
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Arles Fingering (77% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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Classic Alpaca Tweed (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Deerfield (76% match) $$$$$
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Luxus Alpaca (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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Alta Moda Alpaca (76% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Vanitas DK (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Phil Soft + (75% match) $$$$$
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Sierra Andina (74% match) $$$$$
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Vidal Alpaca (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Alta Moda Super Baby Fine (74% match) $$$$$
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Mirasol (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Baby Alpaca (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 233m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca DK (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
Information
This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka (73% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Classic Alpaca (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
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.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.