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Luxury Collection Pure Donegal Tweed

Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Wool (100%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 80m (87 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tweed colors

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Shetlands 2-ply (98% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Soft Tweed (97% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Homestead Tweed (94% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Viscose (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Donegal Tweed (94% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Tweedy (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Kilcarra Tweed (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Arranmore (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 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%), Cashmere (10%) and Tussah Silk (10%)
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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 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Silk (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 comes in 100g / 161m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Donegal Aran Tweed (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (90%) and Angora (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 88m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Tibet Wool/Silk (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Loch Lomond (85% match) $$$$$
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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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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 comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Stout (84% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 200g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.27 balls of this.
Wool Pak 10-ply (84% 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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 250g / 393m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.20 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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied (woollen-spun) 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 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Nuovo Irlanda (84% 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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
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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.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 / 169m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Fisherman 2-Ply (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Rangeley 2-Ply (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 113g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Hegre (83% match) $$$$$
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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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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.
Information
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 / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.