Superfine Alpaca

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 91m (100 yds)

Suggested substitutes

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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Andania (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Superfine Alpaca 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.
Eco Alpaca (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Faerytale (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Royal 1 (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Toft Aran Alpaca (81% 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 soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Superfine Alpaca Chunky (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.47 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Chunky (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. 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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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 / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Worsted (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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 / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Swizzle (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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 100g / 197m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Eco Highland Duo (80% 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 single ply rather than plied. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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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 / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Alpaca Superfine (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.86 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Grande (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Chunky (79% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Tonos Chunky (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Herriot Great (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Worsted Hand Dyes (78% match) $$$$$
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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 crepe / cable-plied rather than plied. 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
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (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 / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka DK (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Puno (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
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 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 / 89m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Alpaca Pure (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
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