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Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Linen (100%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 26-28 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 225m (246 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors

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Flax Lace (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 500m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Lindy Chain (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.37 balls of this.
Kalinka (78% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Euroflax Sport Weight (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
XS-82 6/1 Linen Roving (72% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is the same weight category (Fingering / 4-ply).
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 184g / 714m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.32 balls of this.
Sparrow (72% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
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Drama / Linen (71% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Stellina Luxe (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%), Cotton (41%), Polyester (5%) and Nylon (4%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
Stellina (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, 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: Silk (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
Flax (69% 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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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 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (75%) and Cotton (25%)
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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 / 260m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Lin (68% 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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller 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 / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Flax C (68% match)
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This yarn is the same weight category (Fingering / 4-ply).
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Linen (82%) and Cotton (18%)
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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 25g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.16 balls of this.
Alicia (67% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.36 balls of this.
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MountainTop Vail (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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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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This yarn comes in 50g / 216m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
M&K Linen (65% 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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller 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 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.81 balls of this.
Novena (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The drape of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn will feel much warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
Bigarelle (62% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Linen (36%) and Viscose (9%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 390m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Ginga Linen (61% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (58%) and Linen (42%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Tynn Line (61% match) $$$$$
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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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
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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 / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.