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La Luna Fingering

Made with 19.5 micron (very soft) Merino wool.

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied with a tight twist
Fiber: Merino Wool (85%),
Mulberry Silk (15%)
Needles: 2.25mm (1 US) (13 UK)
3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
Gauge: 27-32 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 301m (329 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Semi-solid, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Blue Moon Fiber Arts

Suggested substitutes

MCN Sock (91% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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: Merino Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 334m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Artisan Sock (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 120g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
© Hazel Knits
Dreamy (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%), Cashmere (15%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 352m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
© Anzula Luxury Fibers
Sokkusu O (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 120g / 396m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Squishy (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 343m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
© Anzula Luxury Fibers
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Hot Shot (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 365m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
© Miss Babs
CashLuxe Spark (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Metallic (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 365m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Blue Label Fingering Weight (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Breathless (87% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%), Cashmere (15%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Adorn Luxe (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (85%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 393m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Finley Fingering (87% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 347m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
© Three Irish Girls
Keira (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 235g / 512m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
© Miss Babs
Lace Merino (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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 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 (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 421m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Peppino (86% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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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 65g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.46 balls of this.
Haiku (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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: Merino Wool (70%), Bamboo Viscose (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 411m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
© Anzula Luxury Fibers
Premium Merino (86% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Tough Sock (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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 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: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Supersock (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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 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 comes in 113g / 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Primo Fingering (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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%), Cashmere (20%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 101g / 357m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
CashLuxe Fine (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%), Cashmere (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Entice MCN (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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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 is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%), Cashmere (20%) and Nylon (10%)
Information
This yarn comes in 115g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
© Hazel Knits
Lilt Sock (85% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (85%) and Silk (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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 / 370m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Springvale Sock (85% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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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 / 338m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
© Three Irish Girls
Bounce & Stomp (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a tight twist.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 423m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Featherlight (85% match) $$$$$
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied with a tight twist. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 393m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
© Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Heritage Silk (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (85%) and Mulberry Silk (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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 / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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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%)
Information
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 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Superwash Sock (85% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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.
Information
This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
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 115g / 343m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Calypso (85% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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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 184g / 466m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Feinheit (85% match) $$$$$
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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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 / 360m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Simply Sock Yarn (85% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Nylon (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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Verve (85% match)
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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.
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a tight twist. 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
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 113g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.