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Merino Yak

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Merino Wool (70%),
Alpaca (15%),
Yak (15%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 114m (125 yds)
Styles: Solid colors

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Elegance DK (91% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Angora (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Sable (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Angora (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Merino Blend (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Angora (25%)
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Holda (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%), Angora (10%) and Cashmere (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Bluefaced Leicester Blends (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (75%) and Angora (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Bohemia Worsted (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polwarth Wool (45%), Alpaca (45%) and Possum (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
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Dolce 3 Fils (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Angora (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Angelic 5-ply (84% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
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DROPS Lima (84% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Alpaca (35%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Molina (83% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Class (82% match)
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Angora (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Ultra Alpaca (82% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (50%) and Superfine Alpaca (50%)
Cumbria (82% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Mohair (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 218m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Buffalo Skies (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Buffalo (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
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Alpaca Lana D'Oro (81% match) $$$$$
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Margrite (81% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 141m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Savanna (80% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.29 balls of this.
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Mountain Goat (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (55%) and Wool (45%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Concept Cashmere 30 (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Cashmere (30%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 94m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
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Almeria (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Superfine Alpaca (30%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Cool Wool Alpaca (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Baby Alpaca (30%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. 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 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.