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Samarkand (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Wool (75%),
Silk (25%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 25 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 287m (314 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

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Luksusgarn (99% 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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 50g / 287m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Silkeull (95% 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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Silk (35%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Samarkand 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.
Sanctuary (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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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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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.52 balls of this.
Silk Twist (88% 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: Wool (65%) and Silk (35%)
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.72 balls of this.
Tajmahal (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (70%), Silk (22%) and Cashmere (8%)
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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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This yarn comes in 25g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.38 balls of this.
Champagne (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Mulberry Silk (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Supersock Silk (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: Merino Superwash Wool (80%) and Silk (20%)
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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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
Meriseta (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
Merinoull 2-tråds (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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Cotton Comfort (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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (80%) and Organic Cotton (20%)
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This yarn comes in 57g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 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, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.37 balls of this.
Sprint (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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.37 balls of this.
Selkie Sport (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 311m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
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Truly Wool Rich 4-ply (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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 205m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.40 balls of this.
Egret (85% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Tussah Silk (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 286m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Chickadee (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.73 balls of this.
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Mulberry Silk Georgette (85% match) $$$$$
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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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Mulberry Silk (25%)
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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 more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
Mellanraggi (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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 260m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
No. 2 Shetland (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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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, 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: Shetland Wool (100%)
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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 / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Footprints (85% 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.