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Fortuna

Weight: DK
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Linen (58%),
Viscose (26%),
Cotton (16%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 20-22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Semi-solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Fortuna 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.
Oceania (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
© Katia
Bella Lino (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist 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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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 1.00 balls of this.
Mirai (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (25%), Viscose (25%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Summer Breeze (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (50%), Cotton (45%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Tokonatsu (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (30%) and Viscose (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Provenza (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (61%) and Linen (39%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Cotton Rayon Seed (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (68%) and Cotton (32%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 434m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
Soie Et Lin (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Nylon (35%) and Linen (20%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 267m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Audra (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (76%), Silk (12%) and Viscose (12%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 188m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Savanna (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (66%) and Linen (34%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Firefly (72% match) $$$$$
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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 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: Rayon (75%) and Linen (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Flax K (72% 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: Linen (78%) and Cotton (22%)
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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 25g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.42 balls of this.
Copacabana (71% 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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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: Cotton (62%), Silk (20%), Viscose (12%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Reva (71% 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 (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 / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Twig (70% 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 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: 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 0.86 balls of this.
Baja (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
DROPS Belle (69% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Creative Linen (69% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Linen (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Classic Silk (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
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: Cotton (50%), Silk (30%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
El Linio (68% match)
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item 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: Linen (100%)
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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 1.00 balls of this.