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Ava (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: DK
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Merino Wool (86%),
Viscose (9%),
Metallic (5%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 20-22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 117m (128 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors with metallic thread
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Ava 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.
Radiant Petite Madison (65% 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 single ply rather than S-on-S 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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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: Merino Wool (73%), Metallic (10%), Silk (10%) and Cashmere (7%)
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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 / 340m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Encore Starz (64% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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 (74%), Superwash Wool (25%) and Metallic (1%)
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.64 balls of this.
Rugiada (62% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S 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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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: Merino Wool (51%), Cotton (45%), Metallic (2%) and Nylon (2%)
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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 / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Rayon Metallic (60% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (88%) and Metallic (12%)
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This yarn will feel much cooler to wear than the original.
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This yarn has much more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body won't be effective.
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This yarn has much less elasticity. Textured stitch patterns such as seed stitch and cables will not show up clearly and colorwork may look untidy without the elasticity in the fiber to close up gaps between the stitches. Stitch patterns such as ribbing, used to make an area of the garment hug the body, won't be effective.
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This yarn has much more luster. The finished fabric will have a surface sheen rather than a matt appearance.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 227g / 503m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.23 balls of this.
Essentials Cotton Glitz DK (59% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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 (78%), Viscose (19%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn has much less elasticity. Textured stitch patterns such as seed stitch and cables will not show up clearly and colorwork may look untidy without the elasticity in the fiber to close up gaps between the stitches. Stitch patterns such as ribbing, used to make an area of the garment hug the body, won't be effective.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Folio Luxe (58% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than S-on-S 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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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: Alpaca (65%), Viscose (25%), Acrylic (8%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Bonus Glitter DK (57% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 296m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 265m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Glisten DK (57% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn has much less elasticity. Textured stitch patterns such as seed stitch and cables will not show up clearly and colorwork may look untidy without the elasticity in the fiber to close up gaps between the stitches. Stitch patterns such as ribbing, used to make an area of the garment hug the body, won't be effective.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Supreme Sparkle DK (56% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (96%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn has much less elasticity. Textured stitch patterns such as seed stitch and cables will not show up clearly and colorwork may look untidy without the elasticity in the fiber to close up gaps between the stitches. Stitch patterns such as ribbing, used to make an area of the garment hug the body, won't be effective.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Baby Joy Sparkle (56% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (65%), Nylon (30%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (56% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn has much more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body won't be effective.
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This yarn has much less elasticity. Textured stitch patterns such as seed stitch and cables will not show up clearly and colorwork may look untidy without the elasticity in the fiber to close up gaps between the stitches. Stitch patterns such as ribbing, used to make an area of the garment hug the body, won't be effective.
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This yarn has much more luster. The finished fabric will have a surface sheen rather than a matt appearance.
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The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Ensemble Glitter Light (55% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (49%), Silk (49%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.32 balls of this.
Sunseeker (55% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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 (48%), Cotton (47%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth and drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 217m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Transitions Lux (54% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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: Cotton (50%), Acrylic (46%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth and drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.21 balls of this.
Luccico (54% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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: Acrylic (72%), Superwash Wool (17%), Alpaca (8%) and Metallic (3%)
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Glittery DK (54% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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 (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 282m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Arya Ebruli Sim (51% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than S-on-S 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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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: Acrylic (76%), Alpaca (10%), Wool (10%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 498m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.23 balls of this.
Fashion Cotton Metallisé (51% 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 chained rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Acrylic (35%) and Metallic (12%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Sparkle (51% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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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: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.