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Taconic

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Merino Wool (70%),
Cashmere (30%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 15 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 114m (125 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tweed colors
Price: $$$$$

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Arranmore (86% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
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Soft Tweed (78% match)
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Homestead Tweed (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Viscose (10%)
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Shetlands 2-ply (77% match) $$$$$
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Alta Moda Cashmere 16 (76% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Tweedy (76% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Cashmana (74% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 25g / 93m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Irish Tweed (74% match) $$$$$
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Hemp Tweed Chunky (74% match) $$$$$
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Windsor (74% match)
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%), Mohair (31%) and Nylon (14%)
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Kagayaki (74% match)
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Quarry (73% match) $$$$$
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Tibet Wool/Silk (72% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Margrite Bulky (72% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.63 balls of this.
Royal Tweed (72% match) $$$$$
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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: Merino Wool (100%)
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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 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Highlander (72% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.