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Astra

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Acrylic (100%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4") and 18 rows
Balls: 100g; 160m (175 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle)
Styles: Self-striping marls
© Katia

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Toy Box (94% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
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Alaska (90% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.39 balls of this.
I Love This Chunky! (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 is more dense. Your garment will weigh more 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 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Split (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 is more dense. Your garment will weigh more 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 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.20 balls of this.
Veronica (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 is more dense. Your garment will weigh more 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 100g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.46 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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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 almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Barisienne 7 (88% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Utopia (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 156m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Party (87% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
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Corona Chunky (86% match)
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Lumio Fine (86% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (89%) and Polyester (11%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Duvetine (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (73%), Nylon (19%) and Polyester (8%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.29 balls of this.
Woolike Chunky (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (85%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 125g / 86m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.86 balls of this.
Surprise (84% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Marble Chunky Glamour (84% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Roving (84% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
Boston (83% match) $$$$$
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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: Acrylic (84%) and Superwash Wool (16%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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.
Hile (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (79%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Metallic (1%)
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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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.39 balls of this.