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Cumbria

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Merino Wool (60%),
Masham Wool (30%),
Mohair (10%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 218m (238 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solids, Heathers
Price: $$$$$
© Kelbourne Woolens

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Trio (91% match) $$$$$
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Linea Botanica (91% match) $$$$$
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Pure Bluefaced Leicester DK (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Pure Jacob DK (88% match) $$$$$
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Traditional Aran (87% match) $$$$$
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Pure Wensleydale DK (86% match) $$$$$
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Blue Faced Leicester Aran (86% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.63 balls of this.
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Pure Teeswater DK (86% match) $$$$$
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BFL Aran (85% match) $$$$$
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Dazzle BFL DK (80% match)
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Devonia DK (80% match) $$$$$
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British Blue Wool (80% match) $$$$$
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