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Folio Luxe

Weight: Worsted
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Alpaca (65%),
Viscose (25%),
Acrylic (8%),
Metallic (2%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Hook: 4mm
Balls: 50g; 200m (219 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors with metallic strands
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Folio Luxe 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.
Ensemble Glitter Light (65% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (49%), Silk (49%) and Metallic (2%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Encore Starz (60% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (25%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Rayon Metallic (59% match) $$$$$
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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 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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The drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 227g / 503m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Transitions Lux (56% 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: 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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The warmth and 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 0.35 balls of this.
Essentials Cotton Glitz DK (55% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (78%), Viscose (19%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.54 balls of this.
Baby Joy Sparkle (53% match) $$$$$
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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: 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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The warmth 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 0.63 balls of this.
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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: Acrylic (95%) 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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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 0.75 balls of this.
Bonus Glitter DK (52% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 296m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (52% match) $$$$$
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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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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: Silk (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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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 / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Sparkle (52% 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: Acrylic (95%) 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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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 0.71 balls of this.
Baby Llama Glow Dye For Me (51% 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 with a soft haze rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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 and durability 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 0.80 balls of this.
Luccico (51% 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 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 (72%), Superwash Wool (17%), Alpaca (8%) and Metallic (3%)
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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 and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
Satin Sparkle (51% 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: Acrylic (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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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 80g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.37 balls of this.
Stella (50% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is chained rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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: Silk (74%) and Metallic (26%)
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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 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.86 balls of this.
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Arya Ebruli Sim (49% 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 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 (76%), Alpaca (10%), Wool (10%) 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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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 498m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Glisten DK (49% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Supreme Sparkle DK (49% match) $$$$$
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (96%) 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 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Glittery DK (48% 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 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 (99%) 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 / 282m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Sunseeker (48% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (48%), Cotton (47%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 217m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Sparkle Soft (47% match) $$$$$
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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.
Information
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 (99%) 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 113g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.