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Linen Silk (DISCONTINUED)

Artesano ceased trading in July 2016

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Wool (40%),
Silk (35%),
Linen (25%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not tumble dry, Do not iron
Styles: Semi-solid colors, Multicolored
© Artesano Yarns

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Linen Silk 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.
Wensleydale Gems (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
DK (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 235m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
British Blue Wool (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Blue Chip (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
© Hazel Knits
Countryside Tweed DK (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (Coarse feel) (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 204m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
© Woolyknit
BFL DK (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 125g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Devonia DK (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Exmoor Blueface Wool (50%), Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%) and Wensleydale Wool (20%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 233m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Jacob DK (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Jacob Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 232m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Buachaille (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
© YarnSub
Dazzle BFL DK (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 241m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
BFL Sport (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 226g / 604m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.17 balls of this.
Opulence DK (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (55%) and Silk (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
© String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn
Susan Crawford Excelana DK (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Exmoor Blueface Wool (70%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Pure Teeswater DK (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Teeswater Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Blue Faced Leicester DK (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
Pure Wensleydale DK (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Findley DK (72% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Halo (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, durability and softness 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: Acrylic (48%), Superwash Wool (31%) and Polyester (21%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.