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Flicker (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Alpaca (87%),
Acrylic (8%),
Metallic (5%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 28 rows
Hook: 5.5mm
Balls: 50g; 173m (189 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors with metallic thread
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Flicker 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.
Folio Luxe (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 2 plies 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (65%), Viscose (25%), Acrylic (8%) and Metallic (2%)
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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 / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Stella (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (74%) and Metallic (26%)
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This yarn has much more luster. The finished fabric will have a surface sheen rather than a matt appearance.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.47 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
Fashion Cotton Metallisé (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The elasticity 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: Cotton (53%), Acrylic (35%) and Metallic (12%)
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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Twinkle (60% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The elasticity 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: Cotton (75%) and Metallic (25%)
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This yarn will feel much cooler to wear than the original.
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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
© Scheepjeswol
Alta Moda Super Baby Stella (54% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Alpaca (25%), Nylon (10%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.57 balls of this.
Baby Llama Glow Dye For Me (54% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 125g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Ensemble Glitter Light (53% match) $$$$$
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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 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (49%), Silk (49%) and Metallic (2%)
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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 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Glam Stripes (52% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth and elasticity 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 larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%) and Metallic (10%)
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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 60g / 239m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.72 balls of this.
Boutique Midnight (50% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth 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 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 (65%), Wool (23%), Metallic (6%) and Nylon (6%)
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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 70g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.24 balls of this.
Encore Starz (49% 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.
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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: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (25%) and Metallic (1%)
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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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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Alp Light (47% match)
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (45%), Acrylic (20%), Metallic (15%), Nylon (10%) and Wool (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 85g / 285m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Transitions Lux (46% match)
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%), Acrylic (46%) and Metallic (4%)
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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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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The elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.31 balls of this.
Baby Joy Sparkle (45% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (65%), Nylon (30%) and Metallic (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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
Information
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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 265m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Broadway (45% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%), Metallic (5%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Diamond DK (45% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%), Metallic (5%) and Nylon (5%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Bonus Glitter DK (44% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
Information
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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 296m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Sparkle (44% match)
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
Information
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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Shawl in a Ball Metallic (42% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (61%), Acrylic (34%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 473m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Rayon Metallic (42% match) $$$$$
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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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (88%) and Metallic (12%)
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This yarn will feel much cooler to wear than the original.
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 227g / 503m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.