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Prescott (Silk/Cotton) (DISCONTINUED)

Aug 2015: Valley Yarns have released a Limited Edition 100% Alpaca yarn which is also called Prescott.

Weight: Sport
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Silk (55%),
Cotton (45%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 120m (131 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
© Valley Yarns

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Majestra (88% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Setanova (84% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Silken (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Cotton Silk DK (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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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: Cotton (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Nettle Grove (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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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 (45%), Linen (28%), Nettle Fiber (12%) and Silk (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Flaxen (81% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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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 / 251m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Oasis (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 343m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
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Tao (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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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 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Double Sea Silk (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, 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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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Perla (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%), Alpaca (25%) and Silk (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Terra (77% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Mango (77% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
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Mystik (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Luscious Silk (77% match)
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Linie 165 Sandy (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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Grace (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Limone (76% match) $$$$$
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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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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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 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Heela (76% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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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 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Bombay (76% 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 the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
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Desert Flower (76% 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 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 1.05 balls of this.