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Truesilk (DISCONTINUED)

Discontinued with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Mulberry Silk (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 23 sts / 10cm (4") and 32 rows
Balls: 50g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron
Styles: Solid colors

Suggested substitutes

Silk Pearl (86% 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: Silk (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
LB Collection Silk (81% 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: Silk (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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
La Luz (80% 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: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply 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 57g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 100g / 264m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Mulberry Silk (79% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 smaller 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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
Stella (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: Silk (74%) and Metallic (26%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.14 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
Silk Purse (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply 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 smaller 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 / 126m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Silk Cotton (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Silk (50%)
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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 / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
© Katia
Silken (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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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 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 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Silk 32/120NM DK (75% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (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 smaller 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 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.26 balls of this.
Silk Sport (74% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a tight twist 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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller 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 100g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Luscious Silk (74% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (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 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 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Soie (73% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (73% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Summer Silk (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Cotton (43%) and Nylon (12%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
© Berroco, Inc
LB Collection Mulberry Silk (72% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Regal Silk (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Avenue (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (42%), Silk (29%) and Viscose (29%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
Spun Silk (69% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 184m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Double Sea Silk (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Sea Cell (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Oasis (68% match) $$$$$
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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 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: Silk (70%) and Camel (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 115g / 343m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
© Anzula Luxury Fibers