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Silka

GOTS-certified organic yarn

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Organic Cotton (85%),
Silk (15%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 26 rows
Balls: 50g; 140m (153 yds)
Care: Machine wash (synthetic cycle), Iron (cool)
Styles: Solid colors

Suggested substitutes

Kappa (91% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (97%) and Polyester (3%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Pima Cotton (91% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Cardis (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Georgia (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (96%) and Polyester (4%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Organic Cotton (100%)
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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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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Pima 100 (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Nova (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.54 balls of this.
Original Denim (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.56 balls of this.
Ty-Dy Cotton (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 179m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Handicrafter Cotton (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Handicrafter Holidays (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Sugar 'n Cream (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Cottonea (87% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Cotton Time (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 88m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
Divino (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Rayon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Elite Cotton (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 168m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
I Love This Cotton! (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Chromatic (87% 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 crepe / cable-plied rather than 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: Cotton (100%)
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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 / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
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Peaches and Creme (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 70g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Craft Cotton (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 70g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Island Collection (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Cotton (67%), Wool (25%) and Silk (8%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Malabar DK (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (78%) and Silk (22%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 272m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Cottonwood (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Somerset (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (85%) and Silk (15%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Linova (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (74%) and Linen (26%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.40 balls of this.
Zodiac (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.56 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.56 balls of this.
Phoenix DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 249m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
© Intercontinental Yarns
Handknit Cotton (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.65 balls of this.
Autumn Wind (85% 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 S-on-S plied rather than 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: Cotton (90%) and Cashmere (10%)
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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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Tissa (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Sandpiper (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.35 balls of this.
© Craftsy
Setasilk (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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: Cotton (50%), Silk (30%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Fleur de Coton (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.