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Vickie Howell Woolpaca Chunky

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (80%),
Baby Alpaca (20%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 12-15 sts / 10cm (4") and 18 rows
Balls: 50g; 110m (120 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Vickie Howell Woolpaca Chunky seems to be a unique yarn and we don't know of any close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Catena (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (94%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Fashion Alpaca Dream (86% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (64%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Concept Catena Merino (85% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (94%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
© Katia
Canoe (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (62%), Nylon (22%) and Alpaca (16%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Alta Moda Cashmere (84% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Cashmere (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Super Color (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (64%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Alta Moda Cashmere 16 (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (78%), Cashmere (12%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Colorato Nodo (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Alta Moda Super Baby Stella (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Alpaca (25%), Nylon (10%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Gamma (78% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (52%) and Nylon (48%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
© Katia
Tweed Deluxe (76% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (54%), Wool (32%) and Nylon (14%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
© Craftsy
Topas (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (41%), Acrylic (32%), Nylon (18%) and Alpaca (9%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
PureWash Chunky (75% match)
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
© Tanis Fiber Arts
Willow (73% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn is fuzzy chain rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (94%) and Nylon (6%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Paloma (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (60%) and Merino Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
MountainTop Chalet (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Colorato (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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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 (87%) and Nylon (13%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Chainette Aire (72% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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 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: Wool (49%), Viscose (48%) and Nylon (3%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.83 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.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. 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: Peruvian Highland Superwash Wool (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 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Aspire (71% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. 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 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.
Information
This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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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 100g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.