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Malabar DK

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Cotton (78%),
Silk (22%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 100g; 272m (297 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Iron (cool), Tumble dry (low)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Pima Cotton & Silk DK (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (83%) and Silk (17%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 299m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Tonos Pima Silk (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (83%) and Silk (17%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 299m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Essentials Cotton Glitz DK (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (78%), Viscose (19%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.09 balls of this.
Cotton Silk DK (92% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
EraOra (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.
Vogue DK (91% match) $$$$$
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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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.94 balls of this.
Linie 362 Donita (91% 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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.94 balls of this.
Summerlite DK (91% 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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.09 balls of this.
Mandarin Naturell (91% 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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.09 balls of this.
Lace Silky (91% 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: Cotton (70%), Silk (20%) and Polyester (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Premier Afternoon Cotton (91% 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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
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Valencia (91% 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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
South Pacific (91% 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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Cotton DK (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
Mano (90% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.81 balls of this.
Cotton 8-ply (90% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 484m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Fashion Fantasy DK (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.27 balls of this.
Cotton Pure (90% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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Cotton Soft (90% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.27 balls of this.
Cotton 8-ply (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.29 balls of this.
Degradé (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.37 balls of this.
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Creative Cotton DK (90% match) $$$$$
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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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.37 balls of this.