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Alpaca Chunky (DISCONTINUED)

Yardage varies. Frog Tree Yarns closed in August 2015

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: (Varies)

Suggested substitutes

Toft Aran Alpaca (94% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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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 qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Herriot Great (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Unfortunately, Alpaca Chunky is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Alpaca Bulky (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Paca de Seda (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
Alpaca Pure (86% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Mojito (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Alpaca Worsted (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Baby Alpaca Bulky (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Superfine Alpaca (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Warmi (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
Herriot (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (80%) and Merino Wool (20%)
Eco Alpaca (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Big Baby (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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.
Toft Chunky Alpaca (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Hexa (74% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn is chained rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller 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.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller 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.
Carpe Diem (74% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
Alpaca Merino Blend (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
Bergamo (72% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%) and Alpaca (25%)