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Merino Soft

Weight: Aran
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (50%),
Microfiber (50%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 19 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 105m (115 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Tumble dry, Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors, Semi-solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Merino Soft Brush (99% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
McWool Merino Mix 100 (90% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Linie 110 Timona (90% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (60%) and Microfiber (40%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Merino Mix (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Merino De Luxe 50 (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Top Ball (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 500m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.21 balls of this.
Haydenville (86% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (60%) and Microfiber (40%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
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Linie 20 Cora (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 84m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Quiétude (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Pacific (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Merino Superwash Wool (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 195m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Elysian (85% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Mirage (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Vintage (84% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (52%), Superwash Wool (40%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 198m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Vintage Colors (84% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (52%), Superwash Wool (40%) and Nylon (8%)
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Toscana Aran (84% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Cinque Multi (83% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Wool Blend Aran (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Extra Fine Merino Worsted (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Microfiber (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 195m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Cashmerino Aran (82% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (55%), Microfiber (33%) and Cashmere (12%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Fantasi (82% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Acrylic (50%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Sport (82% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.