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Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (69%),
Cotton (25%),
Wool (6%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 21-22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Hook: 4mm
Balls: 100g; 300m (328 yds)
Care: Machine wash (40C), Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Multicolored

Suggested substitutes

Weekend DK (93% 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: Acrylic (75%) and Cotton (25%)
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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 / 245m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.22 balls of this.
Harmony DK (92% 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: Acrylic (78%) and Cotton (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 / 260m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Crofter DK (92% 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: Acrylic (60%), Cotton (25%) and Superwash Wool (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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 168m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.79 balls of this.
Drifter DK (92% 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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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 / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Jumbo (89% 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: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Botanica (89% 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: Acrylic (78%) and Cotton (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 / 260m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
DK With Wool (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 295m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Filobello (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Life DK (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 298m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Montana DK (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
DK With Merino (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%), Nylon (20%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 290m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Color Waves DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Baby - Кроха (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Batik DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
Encore DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
Baby Pure DK (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Nylon (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Colourwheel (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 520m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Magi-knit (87% match) $$$$$
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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: Acrylic (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Bella (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Denver (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Twinkle (87% 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: Acrylic (96%) and Polyester (4%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Baby (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Sensatione (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 400g / 1200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.25 balls of this.
Colour Crafter (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Escapade (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
New Fashion Double Knitting (87% match) $$$$$
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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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Standard No. 1 (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Bundle of Joy Baby DK (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
Double Knitting (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Bonus Glitter DK (87% 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: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 296m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Family Knit DK (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 151m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.99 balls of this.
Millenium (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 151m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.99 balls of this.
Ipana (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.