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DROPS Flora

Variants:
DROPS Flora Mix
Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Wool (65%),
Alpaca (35%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4") and 32 rows
Balls: 50g; 210m (230 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$
© DROPS Design

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, DROPS Flora 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.
Savanna (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
Tynn Alpakka Ull (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (65%) and Wool (35%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Lima (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.91 balls of this.
Alpaca Soft DK (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.68 balls of this.
Fresco (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Baby Alpaca (30%) and Angora (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.40 balls of this.
Ultra Alpaca Light (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Peruvian Highland Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.58 balls of this.
DROPS Lima (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.33 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Cosma (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (60%), Wool (30%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.40 balls of this.
St Magnus D.K. (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Angora (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Worthington (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Alpaca (25%) and Viscose (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 159m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
Awa (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (55%), Merino Wool (26%) and Cotton (19%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Bohemia Sport (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (45%), Polwarth Wool (45%) and Possum (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
© Outlaw Yarn
Molina (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
Alpaca Rich (80% match) $$$$$
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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.
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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: Alpaca (60%) and Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
Oxley (79% 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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%) and Yak (50%)
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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 / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Angelic 3-ply (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Angora (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
© Sunday Knits
Llamerino (78% 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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 267m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Ultra Alpaca (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 and durability 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 smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (50%) and Superfine Alpaca (50%)
Concept Cashmere 30 (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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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 (70%) and Cashmere (30%)
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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 25g / 94m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.23 balls of this.
© Katia
Super Fine DK (77% 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 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (70%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.