Modern Cotton

Weight: Worsted
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Cotton (60%),
Rayon (40%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Balls: 100g; 191m (209 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Cosma (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Modal Rayon (40%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.91 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Modern Cotton is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Bamboo Cotton Worsted (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Organic Cotton (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 215m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
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Graziosa (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Viscose (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.39 balls of this.
Line (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Linen Viscose (33%) and Viscose (14%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S 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 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 / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
Linie 135 Goby (87% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (65%) and Rayon (35%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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 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 2.25 balls of this.
Southwick (86% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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 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 / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.99 balls of this.
Phil Thalassa (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Tencel / Lyocell (25%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.39 balls of this.
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Shine Worsted (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Modal Rayon (40%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 69m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.77 balls of this.
Wakame (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (75%) and Sea Cell (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.53 balls of this.
Isla (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Cotton (50%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Bamboo (85% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Cotton (50%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
Sigma (85% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Viscose (50%)
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.91 balls of this.
Cecilia (85% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen Viscose (14%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
Phil Degradé (85% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 88m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 224m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Memphis (84% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Cotton Cakes (84% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 193m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Nuro (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (70%) and Merino Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.
Modern Cotton DK (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 306m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
DROPS Belle (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S 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 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 / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
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