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Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Alpaca (100%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4") and 31 rows
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash
© Katia

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Andean Treasure (99% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Peruvian Tweed (97% match)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 549m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.18 balls of this.
Prime Alpaca (96% match)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 608m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.16 balls of this.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Alpaga (95% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Alpakka (93% match) $$$$$
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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 / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 227g / 604m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.17 balls of this.
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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 227g / 604m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.17 balls of this.
Paca-Paints (93% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Classic Alpaca (93% 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 / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
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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 / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Alpakka (92% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Indiecita DK (91% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 113m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca DK (91% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka (91% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Mirasol (90% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Vidal Alpaca (90% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 127m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Paqu Pura (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Sierra Andina (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Melange (90% match) $$$$$
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Alpaca 8-ply (89% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Baby Silk (89% match)
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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: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
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Luxus Alpaca (88% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 163m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Carmen (88% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Inca Alpakka (88% 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 / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Alpaga (88% 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 / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Pure Thin Alpaca (88% match)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 191m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Arles Fingering (88% match)
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This yarn comes in 30g / 107m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Peruvian Tweed (88% 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 227g / 544m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.18 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka DK (86% 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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Toft DK Alpaca (86% 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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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 / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Mini Alpakka (85% match)
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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 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Floating (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.27 balls of this.
Puno (85% 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 / 89m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.