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Firefly

Weight: Sport
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Rayon (75%),
Linen (25%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 142m (155 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Firefly 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.
Natura Linen (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (58%), Viscose (26%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Linea Pura Solo Lino (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Viscose (80%) and Linen (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Twig (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (46%), Silk (42%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Summer Breeze (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (50%), Cotton (45%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Caña Ruca (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Sugarcane Viscose (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 290m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Fortuna (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (58%), Viscose (26%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Bamboo (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Cotton Rayon Seed (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (68%) and Cotton (32%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 434m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Vivara (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Viscose (81%) and Linen (19%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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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This yarn comes in 50g / 94m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.51 balls of this.
Serina (72% 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 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: Bamboo Viscose (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 / 111m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Fiore (71% 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 crepe / cable-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: Bamboo Viscose (40%), Cotton (35%) and Linen (25%)
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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Studio Linen (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Rayon (85%) and Linen (15%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Vizions (70% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Rayon (68%), Linen (29%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.58 balls of this.
Provenza (70% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (61%) and Linen (39%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Savanna (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (66%) and Linen (34%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Woodland (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Alpaca (25%) and Viscose (25%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Bigarelle (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Linen (36%) and Viscose (9%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 390m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.36 balls of this.
Gullfasan (67% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Blend Bamboo (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Mirai (66% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, 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: Cotton (40%), Silk (25%), Viscose (25%) and Nylon (10%)
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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 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.