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Creative Focus Worsted (DISCONTINUED)

Discontinued with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Wool (75%),
Alpaca (25%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 201m (220 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not bleach, Do not tumble dry, Dry flat in shade

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Kureyon (91% match)
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Gina (91% match) $$$$$
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Mushishi (90% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (95%) and Silk (5%)
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Trio (89% match) $$$$$
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Original (88% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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Harmony 10-ply (87% match)
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Brae Tweed (87% match) $$$$$
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60/40 Wool/Alpaca (87% match)
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Calm (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Pure Eco Wool (87% match)
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Flax Down (86% match) $$$$$
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Simply Sweet Satisfaction (86% match) $$$$$
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Fisherman (86% match)
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Lima (86% match)
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WATERshed (86% match) $$$$$
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Ulrika (86% match)
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Myla (86% match)
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Queen Anny (85% match)
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Softspun (85% match)
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Seacolors (85% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Classic Wool Worsted (85% match) $$$$$
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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 the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (88%) and Nylon (12%)
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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 / 102m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.97 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca (85% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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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 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.36 balls of this.
Rich Wool (85% 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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.
Wool Heathers (85% 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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.
Haymarket (85% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 197m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Classic British DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Cool Wool Alpaca (85% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.44 balls of this.
Ville Viking (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Tamar Lustre Blend DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Regal (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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Aussi Worsted (85% 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 different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.