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Alpaca & Highland Naturals Fingering

Weight: Light Fingering
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Peruvian Highland Wool (50%),
Superfine Alpaca (50%)
Needles: 2.75mm (2 US) (12 UK)
Gauge: 32-34 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 220m (241 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Undyed
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Alpaca & Highland Naturals Fingering 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.
Alpaca Sox (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (60%), Merino Wool (20%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 411m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Fingering Merino (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 450m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Fenella 2-ply (80% match) $$$$$
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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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.77 balls of this.
Good news!
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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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 / 393m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Cushy Merino 2-Ply (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Alpaca 2 (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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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 / 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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: Merino Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Arial Striping (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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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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 100g / 439m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Wasonga (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 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 100g / 451m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Merino Land (77% match)
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 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 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 / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Denali (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Columbia Wool (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 56g / 178m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.24 balls of this.
Everlasting Sock (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 384m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Ennis (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%), Cashmere (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 85g / 356m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
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Cloud (76% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 114g / 526m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Starry (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (98%) and Metallic (2%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 411m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Smooshy (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 113g / 411m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Silkie Socks that Rock (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (81%) and Silk (19%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 329m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Superfine Alpaca Yarn (76% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Puno (76% match) $$$$$
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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 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 Wool (55%), Baby Alpaca (30%) and Silk (15%)
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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 200g / 800m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.28 balls of this.