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Kenai (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Alpaca (50%),
Acrylic (45%),
Wool (5%)
Needles: 9mm (13 US) (00 UK)
10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
Gauge: 8-10 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 200g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Dry flat

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Kenai 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.
Harmony (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, 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.86 balls of this.
Vesuvio (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Chunky Chain (77% match) $$$$$
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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 and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 97m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Lorna (77% 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 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Superwash Wool (49%) and Nylon (2%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.43 balls of this.
Paco (76% match)
Good news!
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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Lizanne (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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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: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Linie 377 Cloé (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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: Acrylic (70%), Wool (25%) and Polyester (5%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Big Bamboo (72% 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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%), Acrylic (30%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Gemini (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Acrylic (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Linie 356 Ashford (71% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (48%), Wool (47%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Ragazza Amici Due (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Salar (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Boutique Twilight (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (61%), Nylon (25%), Polyester (9%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 54m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.85 balls of this.
Effortless Super Bulky (70% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 170g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Cascara (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (67%), Superwash Wool (30%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Fashion Star (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (76%), Polyester (15%) and Superwash Wool (9%)
Subito (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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This yarn is the same weight category (Super Bulky / Super Chunky).
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 24.m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.17 balls of this.
Poems Puzzle (68% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 39m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.56 balls of this.
Creative Twist (68% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Candy (67% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (45%), Acrylic (40%) and Alpaca (15%)
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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.