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Apu

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Apu Imperial Alpaca
Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Superfine Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 25 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 25g; 99m (108 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Alpaca Sport (98% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Alpaca Peru 200 (96% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Ayni (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 169m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Royal (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 263m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Alpaca 4-ply (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 450g / 1620m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.06 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
DROPS Alpaca (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Baby Twist (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Baby Alpaca Silk DK (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Superfine Alpaca DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Alpaca Prima (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 332m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
Super Fine DK (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (70%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Road to China Light (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (65%), Silk (15%), Camel (10%) and Cashmere (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Fingering (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Eco Puna (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
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Puna (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Aymara (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 233m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca DK (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.