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North Star

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Fuzzy chain
Fiber: Alpaca (92%),
Nylon (8%)
Needles: 6.5mm (10.5 US) (3 UK)
Gauge: 15 sts / 10cm (4") and 22 rows
Hook: 8mm
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Styles: Heathered colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, North Star 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.
Hexa (81% 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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item 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 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Oh! (77% 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: Superfine Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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 100g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Alpaca Bulky (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Caleido (73% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (85%) and Wool (15%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Ayllu Overdye Aran (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (98%) and Nylon (2%)
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 111m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Eco Alpaca (71% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Superfine Alpaca Chunky (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.61 balls of this.
Andania (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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 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 / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Superfine Alpaca (71% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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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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 / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Toft Aran Alpaca (71% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than fuzzy chain, 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 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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Paca de Seda (70% match)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than fuzzy chain, 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: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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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 / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Puno (70% match)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, 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: Alpaca (68%), Nylon (22%) and Merino 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 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Luxury Alpaca Superfine Aran (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (63%) and Nylon (37%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Alpaka Queen (69% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Alta Moda Alpaca (68% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (90%), Nylon (5%) and Wool (5%)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Lanalpaco (68% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (55%), Cotton (35%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Techno (68% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (68%), Silk (22%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Chunky (68% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Herriot Great (68% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than fuzzy chain, 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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 100g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.