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Lujoso

Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (50%),
Merino Wool (35%),
Mulberry Silk (15%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 100g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tonal colors
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Lujoso is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
UmiƱa (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Vermont (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
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Hasa (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (40%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Simplinatural (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Mulberry Silk (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Eco Highland Duo (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Worsted Hand Dyes (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.65 balls of this.
Terra (82% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Puno (81% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (60%) and Merino Superwash Wool (40%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Sonomono Alpaca Wool (81% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Alpaca (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 40g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Sulka (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Alpaca (20%) and Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.00 balls of this.
Ultra Alpaca Chunky (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Peruvian Highland Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Tonos Chunky (78% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Alpaka Queen (78% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Simply Sweet Whipped Cream (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Kid Mohair (45%), Wool (45%) and Silk (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Worsted (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Mohair (25%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Marlowe (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Peru (77% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (30%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 227g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Madison (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%), Cashmere (15%) and Silk (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
DROPS Nepal (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Alpaca (35%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Tundra (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (60%), Merino Wool (30%) and Silk (10%)
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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 smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.36 balls of this.