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Blue Faced Leicester Aran (DISCONTINUED)

British Wool

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (100%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 75m (82 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

BFL Aran (95% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 125g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Blue Faced Leicester Aran (94% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, 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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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, 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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This yarn comes in 100g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Aran (93% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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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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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 159m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Belgrano Aran (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Vamsegarn (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Traditional Aran (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Trio (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Linea Botanica (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Cumbria (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Masham Wool (30%) and Mohair (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 218m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Pure Bluefaced Leicester DK (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Fishermen's Wool (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 227g / 425m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.18 balls of this.
Pure Wensleydale DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Pure Teeswater DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Teeswater Wool (100%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
Information
This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Odin (80% 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: Superwash Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. 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 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
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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 (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a woolly haze. 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 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Lun Ull (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Merino Sport (80% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
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Linie 8 Starwool Maxi (80% match) $$$$$
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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 (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. 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 / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Worsted Merino (80% 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 (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. 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 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.