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Weight: DK
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (75%),
Yak (15%),
Mulberry Silk (10%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 20-24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 118m (129 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
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Breathless DK (90% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash 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 single ply. 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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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 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Escape 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.
Carpet Bag (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
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Silk Blend (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%), Silk (20%) and Cashmere (5%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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 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 / 116m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Leizu DK (87% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (90%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a tight twist rather than single ply. 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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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 115g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Harmony 8-ply (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Tosh Merino DK (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Merino DK (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 118m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
DK Merino Superwash (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Merino Extrafine 120 (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Merino 120 (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Merino Extrafine DK (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Fine Merino DK (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Elodie (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 116m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Extra Fine Merino DK (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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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 / 116m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Gramercy (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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 (100%)
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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 / 116m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Merino Baby DK (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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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 / 116m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Primavera (86% 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 single ply. 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 made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Silk (25%)
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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 / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Cadenza (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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 (100%)
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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 / 121m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Red Panda (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (79%) and Bamboo Viscose (21%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 127m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Mulberry Merino (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (80%) and Mulberry Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Kona Superwash DK (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 256m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Traveller (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 256m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
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Baby Wool (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 113m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Extra Soft Merino Alpaca (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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 (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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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 / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
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Merino 6 (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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 (100%)
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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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Palino (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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 (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Pure Merino DK (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Kona Superwash DK (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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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 114g / 256m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Swish DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Fine Merino and Baby Alpaca DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%) and Baby Alpaca (30%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
On Touch (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Merinos (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Mira (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.