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Alpaca Chunky

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (80%),
Alpaca (20%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 14 sts / 10cm (4") and 20 rows
Balls: 100g; 135m (148 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Iron (cool), Tumble dry (low)
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$

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Chunky With Wool (92% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Special for Babies Chunky (92% match) $$$$$
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Simply Chunky (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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Bonus Chunky (91% match) $$$$$
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Encore Chunky (91% match) $$$$$
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Baby Chunky (91% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Special Chunky (91% match)
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Life Chunky (91% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 148m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Glitz Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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Cardellino (90% match)
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Big Value Baby Soft Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 152m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Big Value Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 153m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Cozy Soft Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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Mosaic Super Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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Festival Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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Chunky (90% match)
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Duo (90% match)
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Comfort Chunky (90% match)
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Mighty Stitch Bulky (89% match) $$$$$
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Chunky with Merino (89% match) $$$$$
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Sweet Briar Chunky (88% match)
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Tender Touch (88% match) $$$$$
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Brava Bulky (88% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Baby Blossom Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Baby Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Cotswold Chunky (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Baby Soft Chunky (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Perfection Chunky (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Titan (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 73m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.85 balls of this.
Aura (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Marble Chunky Glamour (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Reflective (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (85%) and Polyester (15%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Essentials Alpaca Blend Chunky (86% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%), Wool (30%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.