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Astrakan

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Bouclé
Fiber: Wool (52%),
Acrylic (48%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 9 sts / 10cm (4") and 12 rows
Balls: 50g; 50m (55 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Astrakan 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.
Big Mo (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%) and Mohair (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 76m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Fashion Inuit (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Acrylic (45%) and Nylon (5%)
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Arequipa Aventura (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Soft Bouclé (new gauge=10sts) (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 163g / 131m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Encore Bouclé (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 92m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Wensley Loop (70% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.18 balls of this.
Snuggle Bunny (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (88%) and Polyester (12%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Linie 370 Bouclana (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (63%), Superwash Wool (27%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Silky Twist (64% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (99%) and Polyester (1%)
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This yarn comes in 140g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Moguls (63% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (96%) and Nylon (4%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Country Loom (62% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 140g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Himalaya (62% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (85%) and Wool (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 30m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Ultimo (59% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also bouclé.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (90%) and Nylon (10%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.