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Summer Silk

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Silk (45%),
Cotton (43%),
Nylon (12%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 32 rows
Hook: 4.5mm
Balls: 50g; 220m (241 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Fashion Silk Blend (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (45%), Silk (45%) and Nylon (10%)
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Silk Cotton (90% 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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Silk (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
© Katia
Unfortunately, Summer Silk 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.
Softyak DK (79% 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 warmth, elasticity, durability and softness 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (76%), Yak (15%) and Nylon (9%)
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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 / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.63 balls of this.
Stellina Luxe (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (50%), Cotton (41%), Polyester (5%) and Nylon (4%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Doppio (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Nylon (40%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
365 Seta (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (72%), Silk (18%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.20 balls of this.
Calista (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.71 balls of this.
Rain (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.79 balls of this.
Stellina (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
Linarte (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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 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: Viscose (40%), Cotton (30%), Linen (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
Lunis (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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 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: Cotton (54%) and Nylon (46%)
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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 / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.83 balls of this.
© Katia
Setanova (74% 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: Silk (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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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 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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.47 balls of this.
Norma (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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 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 (55%), Modal (35%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.63 balls of this.
365 Cashmere (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (77%), Cashmere (15%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Twinkle (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Metallic (25%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
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365 Cotone (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (88%) and Nylon (12%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.57 balls of this.
Fashion Cotton Metallisé (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Acrylic (35%) and Metallic (12%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Majestra (72% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.47 balls of this.
Avenue (72% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (42%), Silk (29%) and Viscose (29%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.77 balls of this.
Fifty (71% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
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 (50%) and Superwash 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 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.42 balls of this.