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Northampton Bulky (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Wool (100%)
Needles: 6.5mm (10.5 US) (3 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors

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Naturgarn (94% match)
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Merino Bulky (90% match)
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Nature Spun Chunky (89% match)
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Lamb's Pride Bulky (89% match) $$$$$
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Deluxe Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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Grandino (88% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Native Twist (88% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Pole (88% match)
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DROPS Eskimo (88% match) $$$$$
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Puffin (88% match) $$$$$
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Wash + Filz it! (88% match) $$$$$
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Bulky (87% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Chunky (87% match)
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Igloo (87% match)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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