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Authentic Chunky

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Acrylic (50%),
Cotton (50%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 14 sts / 10cm (4") and 20 rows
Balls: 100g; 150m (164 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Marled colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

King Cotton (95% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.31 balls of this.
Goa (92% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.50 balls of this.
Woolcotte (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Cotton (25%) and Superwash Wool (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Drifter Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Cotton (25%) and Wool (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 156m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Simply Casual (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Big Alabama (90% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.
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The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Baby Soft Chunky (85% match) $$$$$
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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 S-on-S 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
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Cotton (25%) and Superwash Wool (6%)
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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 / 152m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Lisa (85% match)
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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 S-on-S 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 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 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
Hanko (85% 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 plied rather than S-on-S 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 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 / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.44 balls of this.
Faroe Chunky (84% match)
Good news!
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 S-on-S 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
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%), Cotton (25%) and Wool (15%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
Grand Elise (84% match)
Good news!
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 plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S 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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Boston Sun (84% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Party Time Chunky (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, 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 / 154m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Hushabye (81% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
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 / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 139m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Sweet Briar Chunky (78% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Artist (78% 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 single ply rather than S-on-S 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (65%) and Wool (35%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 151m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Chunky with Merino (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%), Nylon (20%) and Merino Superwash Wool (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Whopper Cotton (78% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.27 balls of this.
Glitz Chunky (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (98%) and Metallic (2%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.