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Salar

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Alpaca (50%),
Acrylic (45%),
Wool (5%)
Needles: 9mm (13 US) (00 UK)
Gauge: 10 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 200g; 180m (197 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Salar 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.
Van Dyck (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (46%), Acrylic (39%) and Alpaca (15%)
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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 / 107m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.68 balls of this.
Super Chunky (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.
Fey (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.60 balls of this.
Big Merino (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.
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Creative Twist (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.40 balls of this.
Multi colour (77% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Country Tweed (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Acrylic (40%) and Alpaca (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.00 balls of this.
Brushstrokes (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.14 balls of this.
Linie 292 Sal (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Wool (36%) and Nylon (15%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.60 balls of this.
Soft and Chunky (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.64 balls of this.
Aspen (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Microfiber (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 58m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.10 balls of this.
Elena (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.00 balls of this.
Big Baby Multi (75% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.00 balls of this.
Andina (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.60 balls of this.
Country (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 142g / 143m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Shiver (75% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 46m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.91 balls of this.
Kadina Light (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (62%), Superwash Wool (26%) and Polyester (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.50 balls of this.
Fashion Flame (74% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Superwash Wool (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Big Value Super Chunky (74% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 81m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Zaps (74% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.