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Silkystones (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Single ply wrapped with fine thread
Fiber: Linen (48%),
Tussah Silk (52%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 28 rows
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)

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Twig (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Linen (46%), Silk (42%) and Wool (12%)
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Serendipity Tweed (69% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, 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: Cotton (60%) and Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Hanako (69% 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 crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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: Cotton (50%) and Linen (50%)
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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 0.50 balls of this.
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Vizions (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (68%), Linen (29%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Soft Twist Rayon (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (100%)
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This yarn has much more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body won't be effective.
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This yarn comes in 226g / 480m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.21 balls of this.
Savanna (67% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (66%) and Linen (34%)
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Pearl (66% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Lyonesse DK (66% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (50%) and Corriedale Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Mulberry Tussah (65% 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 single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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: Silk (100%)
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This yarn has much more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body won't be effective.
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The warmth, 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 0.50 balls of this.
Creative Linen (65% match)
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Li'l Tots (65% match)
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The drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
El Linio (65% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Four Play (64% match)
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 114g / 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Summer Wool (64% match)
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Wexford Merino Silk (64% match)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
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Synchronicity (64% 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.
Luscious Single Silk (64% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 226g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.22 balls of this.
Soie Et Lin (64% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 267m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Verde Collection Seedling (64% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Diadem DK (64% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Soft Silk (63% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Blizzard (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The drape 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (54%), Superwash Wool (42%) and Nylon (4%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.