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Espresso (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Acrylic (50%),
Cotton (50%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4") and 15 rows
Hook: 8mm
Balls: 150g; 135m (148 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Espresso 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.
Boston Sun (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.35 balls of this.
Denim Fantasy (79% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Bohème (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (52%), Acrylic (34%) and Nylon (14%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.70 balls of this.
Phil Rio (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 221m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Riga (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Hanko (76% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Simply Casual (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. 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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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 / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.24 balls of this.
Lova (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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: Acrylic (67%), Superwash Wool (30%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.70 balls of this.
Whopper Cotton (74% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. 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 smaller 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 / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
Phil Matelot (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.38 balls of this.
Aava (72% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, 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 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: Acrylic (72%), Superwash Wool (18%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 198m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Marnie (71% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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 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 / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
Lisa (71% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
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 / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
Cascara (69% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (67%), Superwash Wool (30%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.70 balls of this.
Goa (68% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.
Spice Shop (68% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%), Cotton (41%) and Polyester (9%)
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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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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 80g / 72m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Sugar Baby (68% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (92%) and Nylon (8%)
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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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Lumio Fine (68% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (89%) and Polyester (11%)
Information
The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Topas (67% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (41%), Acrylic (32%), Nylon (18%) and Alpaca (9%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Mille Colori Big (67% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
Information
This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
Information
The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 189m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.