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Cashmere (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Cashmere (100%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 25g; 59m (65 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors

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Trolley Case (94% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Cashmere is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Keji Cashmere (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Brigadoon (84% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Cashmere 5 (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 93m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Groovy (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 178m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Cashmere (81% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (95%) and Wool (5%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Pocumtuck (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
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Mongolian Cashmere 6-ply (79% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Cashsoft (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
100% Cashmere Fine (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Messenger Bag (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 56m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Ensemble 4 (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cashmere (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.32 balls of this.
Cashmere Classic (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Ombra della Sera (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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The texture of this yarn is chained rather than S-on-S 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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (95%) and Wool (5%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match 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 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Re <> Luxe (72% 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 crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S 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 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.
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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 / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
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Cashmere Gilli (72% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.28 balls of this.
Aran Cashmere (70% match)
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This yarn is the same weight category (Aran).
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than S-on-S plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Bromley (68% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (85%) and Superkid Mohair (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than S-on-S 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.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger 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.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns