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Samson

Weight: Aran
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 85m (93 yds)
Care: Machine wash (synthetic cycle), Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Merino Extrafine 85 (95% match) $$$$$
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Merino Extrafine Aran (95% match) $$$$$
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Merino 85 (95% match) $$$$$
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Sumerino (94% match) $$$$$
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Longwood (94% match) $$$$$
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Bingo (94% match) $$$$$
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Extra Merino Big (94% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Merino Sport (94% match)
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Linie 8 Starwool Maxi (94% match) $$$$$
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Naturally Soft Aran (94% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Shepherd's Wool Superwash (92% match) $$$$$
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Superwash Merino Worsted Twist (92% match) $$$$$
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Cascade 220 Superwash Aran (92% match) $$$$$
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Kona Superwash Aran (90% match)
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Siena Big (89% match)
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Merino Superwash (89% match)
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Merino Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Lace Merino Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Freestyle (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Valkyrie (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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 113g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
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Aurora 8 (89% match)
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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 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 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Lun Ull (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Worsted Merino (89% match)
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Shepherd Worsted (89% match) $$$$$
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Valhalla (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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 / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
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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: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
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Aurora Melange (88% 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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.