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Plie (DISCONTINUED)

Final twist: Z-plied.

Weight: Aran
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Silk (100%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 18-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 110m (120 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored

Suggested substitutes

LB Collection Mulberry Silk (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Tussah Silk Fingering (89% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 800m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.14 balls of this.
Regal Silk (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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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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 50g / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Mana (86% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-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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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 / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
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Mulberry Tussah (85% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (50%) and Tussah Silk (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody (82% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-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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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 (80%) and Mohair (20%)
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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 / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Silk Sport (81% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a tight twist rather than crepe / cable-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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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger 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 / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Silk Purse (81% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger 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 / 126m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Rhapsody Light (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
Mulberry Silk (78% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Silk 32/120NM DK (77% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.19 balls of this.
Silk Pearl (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is chained rather than crepe / cable-plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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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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 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Gingko (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (52%) and Wool (48%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Sarah Tweed (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (60%) and Wool (40%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 176m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Pearl (75% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (51%) and Bamboo Viscose (49%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
LB Collection Silk (75% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Messenger Bag (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than crepe / cable-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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (50%) and Silk (50%)
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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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The drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Wexford Merino Silk (73% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-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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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: Silk (60%) and Merino Wool (40%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
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