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Lustra (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Tencel (50%),
Wool (50%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 180m (197 yds)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Lustra seems to be a unique yarn and we don't know of any close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Lion & Lamb (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Art (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-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: Wool (79%) and Bamboo Viscose (21%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Silk Dream (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Aran Silky Merino (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
In Silk (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Pitturissimo (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%) and Viscose (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Trenzar (82% match) $$$$$
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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 single ply. 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: Wool (35%), Tencel (30%), Alpaca (23%) and Acrylic (12%)
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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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Codex (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Silk (52%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (48%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 214m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Catnip (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 70g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Roxanne's Mohair (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Stained Glazz (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Aire Valley Aran (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Boreal (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Valhalla (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
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Poems (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
Incawool (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Millefiori (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Lamb's Pride Worsted (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
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, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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 113g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.