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Helix

Plied with a nylon binder thread, helping to reduce pilling of the delicate cashmere fibers.

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Cashmere (95%),
Nylon (5%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers, Multicolored

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Helix 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.
Ombra della Sera (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.49 balls of this.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Pocumtuck (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (95%) and Wool (5%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.14 balls of this.
Pure Cashmere DK (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Cashmere 4-ply (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Mongolian Cashmere 4-ply (79% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Cashmere Gilli (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Cachemire + (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (95%) and Wool (5%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.14 balls of this.
Bromley (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (85%) and Superkid Mohair (15%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
Cashmere Premium (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter 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.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.30 balls of this.
Cashmere (75% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (95%) and Wool (5%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
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This yarn is the same weight category (DK).
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Brigadoon (71% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Trolley Case (70% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Cashmere 2/7NM DK (70% match)
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This yarn is the same weight category (DK).
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 530m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.28 balls of this.
100% Cashmere Fine (70% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.
Mongolian Cashmere 6-ply (69% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than chained, so the finished item will have a different look.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 55g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
SimpliCria (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.