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Lama

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Llama (100%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 10-14 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 67m (73 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle)
Styles: Solid colors, Multi-colored
Price: $$$$$

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Llama (70% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Grande (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Alpaca Superfine (70% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.37 balls of this.
Baby Llama Chunky (68% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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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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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Merino Bulky (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, 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: 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 comes in 100g / 151m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Mohair (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Mohair (78%), Wool (13%) and Nylon (9%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Cosy Wool (66% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and durability 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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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Deluxe Bulky Superwash (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 97m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Odyssey (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
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Pole (66% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Alpaca (35%)
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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 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Snuggle (66% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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: Alpaca (55%), Acrylic (30%) and Wool (15%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Meritwist Hand Paint (65% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, 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: 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 comes in 100g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Balder (65% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash 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 comes in 100g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Cortina Soft (65% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and durability 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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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Naava (65% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%), Alpaca (20%) and Wool (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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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 117m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Transitions (65% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (51%), Mohair (21%), Silk (14%), Camel (7%) and Cashmere (7%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 121m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (51%), Wool (42%) and Nylon (7%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Mecha (64% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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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 / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Merino Super-Sport (64% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (98%) and Polyester (2%)
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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 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
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Tosca (64% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.