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Sock Candy (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Cotton (96%),
Elastic (4%)
Needles: 2.75mm (2 US) (12 UK)
3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 28 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 57g; 183m (200 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors, Semi-solid, Multicolored
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Sock Candy 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.
Summer Lace (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (97%) and Elastic (3%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 195m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
CoBaSi (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Elastic (21%), Bamboo Viscose (16%) and Silk (8%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Cotton Stretch (64% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (79%), Nylon (18%) and Elastic (3%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 209m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Fixation (62% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (98%) and Elastic (2%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.
CoBaSi DK (56% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Elastic (21%), Bamboo Viscose (16%) and Silk (8%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.43 balls of this.
Détente (52% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (93%) and Elastic (7%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 144m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Meilenweit 100 Cotton Stretch (52% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than nubby / tweedy. 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 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: Cotton (41%), Superwash Wool (39%), Nylon (13%) and Elastic (7%)
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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 / 460m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. 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 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: Superwash Wool (70%), Nylon (23%) and Elastic (7%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 421m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.