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Lima (DISCONTINUED)

Discontinued with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016

Variants:
Lima Colour
Weight: Worsted
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Alpaca (84%),
Merino Wool (8%),
Nylon (8%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Balls: 50g; 110m (120 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors, Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Peru (95% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (84%), Merino Wool (8%) and Nylon (8%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
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Alpaca Merino DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (83%), Nylon (10%) and Wool (7%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Alta Moda Alpaca (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (90%), Nylon (5%) and Wool (5%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
SimpliCria (79% match) $$$$$
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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 (100%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Colca (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (56%) and Silk (44%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.20 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Puno (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: Alpaca (68%), Nylon (22%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Sisa (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Alpaca (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Eco Alpaca (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka DK (77% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Alta Moda Super Baby Fine (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (63%), Alpaca (27%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Tinto (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (45%), Wool (40%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Puno (76% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 89m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.24 balls of this.
Temptation (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Concentric (75% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Inca Alpaca (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Best of Nature Worsted (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
DROPS Puna (75% match) $$$$$
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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 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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Peruvian Tweed (74% 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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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 227g / 544m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.20 balls of this.