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Desert Garden Aran Cotton

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Cotton (65%),
Microfiber (35%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 50g; 55m (60 yds)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Cairns (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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.32 balls of this.
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Unfortunately, Desert Garden Aran Cotton 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.
Punto (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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Josy (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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Aviso (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: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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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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This yarn comes in 50g / 68m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Marmo (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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
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Elba (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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter 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 0.69 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 (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 71m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Jeannee Worsted (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 fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Tara (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 (72%) and Microfiber (28%)
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Tatamy Tweed Worsted (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 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: Acrylic (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Jeanie Denim Look (84% 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: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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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 warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.26 balls of this.
Holika (84% 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: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist 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 warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Jeans Plus (84% 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: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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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.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
2nd Time Cotton (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.31 balls of this.
Favorito (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (41%), Acrylic (34%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Comfy Worsted (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Main Line (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Merino Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
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Pantino (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Billie Jean (83% match) $$$$$
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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 and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Amami (83% 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 (50%) and Cotton (50%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.