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Kidsilk Amore Shimmer (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Fuzzy chain
Fiber: Mohair (66%),
Silk (27%),
Metallic (4%),
Nylon (3%)
Needles: 10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
15mm (18 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 7.5-9 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 37m (40 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron, Do not bleach
Styles: Multicolored with metallic thread
© Rowan Yarns

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Concept Puno (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
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Phil Rêves (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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The warmth of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (44%), Nylon (32%), Mohair (20%) and Superwash Wool (4%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 46m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Fashion Big Mohair (55% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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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.
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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: Acrylic (40%), Mohair (30%) and Nylon (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 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Big Wool (51% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Lorna (50% match)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Superwash Wool (49%) and Nylon (2%)
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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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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Inez (50% match)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than fuzzy chain. 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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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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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Tosca (50% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (96%) and Nylon (4%)
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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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.27 balls of this.
Head Start (49% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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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 larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (26%), Acrylic (62%) and Mohair (12%)
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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 / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Lana Grande (49% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (100%)
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This yarn has much less drape. If your pattern has been designed to hang loosely without clinging to the body, this yarn is probably not suitable.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Lara (49% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (58%) and Alpaca (42%)
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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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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Indie (49% match)
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than fuzzy chain, 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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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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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 43m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Merino Max (49% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (40%), Alpaca (20%) and Acrylic (40%)
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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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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 75g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Ragazza Lei (49% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Camel (20%)
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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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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Maxi Wool (48% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Mamacha (48% match)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than fuzzy chain. 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 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: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
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Lola (48% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 63m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Noble (47% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (98%) and Polyester (2%)
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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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Inca (47% match)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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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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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Bear Creek (47% match)
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (99%) and Nylon (1%)
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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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.31 balls of this.
Hygge (47% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Superfine Alpaca (28%) and Mulberry Silk (22%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Reserve Robust (47% match)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 89m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.