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Vintage DK

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (52%),
Superwash Wool (40%),
Nylon (8%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 263m (288 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Infusion Handpaints (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 266m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
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Baby Mix (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.95 balls of this.
Lanagold Classic (93% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (51%) and Wool (49%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Classico (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Acrylic (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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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 comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
Montana DK (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Basic Merino (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (52%) and Acrylic (48%)
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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 comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
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Merino Classic (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (52%) and Acrylic (48%)
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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 comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Extra Merino (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (52%) and Acrylic (48%)
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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 comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Baronval (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.10 balls of this.
Majestic DK (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (50%), Acrylic (30%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 121m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
Encore DK (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.92 balls of this.
Perfection DK (91% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Pacific Sport (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Merino Superwash Wool (40%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Fashion Jeweltones (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (57%), Wool (40%) and Polyester (3%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.89 balls of this.
Life DK (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 298m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Nya Fuga (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.29 balls of this.
Super Doux (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Wool (40%)
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.
Heritage DK (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%), Acrylic (25%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Lovely Wool (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%), Acrylic (25%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
Diploma Gold DK (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%), Acrylic (25%) and Nylon (20%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
Batik DK (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.91 balls of this.
Color Waves DK (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
With Wool DK (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
DK With Wool (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 295m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Merinos Extra (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 245m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Baby - Кроха (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.95 balls of this.
Filobello (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Magic Fine (89% 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: Acrylic (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 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 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Woodlander DK (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 251m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Panache DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 312m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Adore (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 249m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Marathon 3.5 (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.10 balls of this.
© Katia
Jumbo (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
DK With Merino (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%), Nylon (20%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 290m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Spirit DK (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 345m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.