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Swiss Mountain Swiss Silk

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Silk (100%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 28 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 400m (437 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers, Multicolored

Suggested substitutes

Spun Silk (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 184m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
Silk Thread II (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 1029m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Sea Silk (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Sea Cell (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Silk Essence (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 45g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Precious 4-ply (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is the same weight category (Fingering / 4-ply).
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Soie (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.42 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.
Mora (88% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies 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 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 / 205m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.95 balls of this.
© Malabrigo Yarn
Aine (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 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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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 / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Luscious Silk (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 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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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 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.
LB Collection Silk (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 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 smaller 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 2.67 balls of this.
Silk 32/120NM DK (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 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 smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Flyss (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Camelspin (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Camel (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 264m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Asia (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Yak (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.76 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 393m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Oh Baby Merino Silk (80% match) $$$$$
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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 and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (55%) and Merino Wool (45%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Zephyr Wool-Silk 2/18 (79% 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.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Silken (79% 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 2 plies 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.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Mori (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 169m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.37 balls of this.