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Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (80%),
Silk (20%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 16-18 sts / 10cm (4") and 22 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 50g; 90m (98 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
© Berroco, Inc

Suggested substitutes

Shepherd's Wool Superwash (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Superwash Merino Worsted Twist (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 202m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Big Merino Hug (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Casbah Silk (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%), Silk (15%) and Cashmere (10%)
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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 / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Bento 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.
Linie 130 Champ (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Cascade 220 Superwash Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Freestyle (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 superwash wool.
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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: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino 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 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.64 balls of this.
Classic Worsted (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino 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 / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Aurora 8 (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
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 Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Mopsy (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%), Angora (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 220g / 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.23 balls of this.
Shepherd Worsted (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 114g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Merino Plus (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Kona Superwash Aran (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Shepherd's Wool Worsted (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino 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 113g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Siena Big (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 84m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Merino Superwash (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Merino Aran (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Super Squish Worsted (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Samson (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Valkyrie (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
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Twizzle (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (85%) and Silk (15%)
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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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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Soft-Merino (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Worsted Merino (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Super Tweed (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (95%) and Mohair (5%)
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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 0.82 balls of this.
Mondegreen (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (60%), Camel (20%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Wrapunzel (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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: Superwash Wool (70%) and Acrylic (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
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: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 40g / 72m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Smitten (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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 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 100g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Otava (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Merino 3-Strand (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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.
Information
This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino 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 57g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Simplinatural (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Mulberry Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Wool 85 (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.