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Alb Lino

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Wool (85%),
Linen (15%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 30-42 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 400m (437 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)
Styles: Heathered colors
Price: $$$$$

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Northumbria Fingering (82% match) $$$$$
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A Step Above (75% match) $$$$$
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BFL Sock (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Cumbria Fingering (74% match) $$$$$
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3-ply Wool (73% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 218m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.83 balls of this.
Susan Crawford Excelana 4-ply (72% match) $$$$$
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Guernsey 5-ply (72% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.23 balls of this.
Ty-Dy Socks (70% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 399m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Kamena (70% match)
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The Heather Line 2/8 (69% match)
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High Twist Concept (69% match) $$$$$
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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 / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Spark (69% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 370m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
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