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Après Ski

Weight: Aran
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Wool (70%),
Nylon (30%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17-18 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 180m (197 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Raggsocksgarn (91% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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Jussi (90% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Max (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: Merino Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 208m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Après Ski 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.
Tuffy (88% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied (woollen-spun) 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 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 113g / 197m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Meilenweit 8-fach (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 209m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Alpina Landhauswolle (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
New Zealand (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Bainin (87% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Suomivilla (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Waltz Worsted (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 111g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Ragg-strømpegarn (87% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (70%) and Nylon (30%)
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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 is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 77m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.34 balls of this.
Raggen (86% 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: Superwash Wool (70%) and Nylon (30%)
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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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7 Veljestä / 7 Brothers (86% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
Kinna (86% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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Numéro 5 (86% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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Long Island Worsted (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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© String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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Otava (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
Deluxe Worsted (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Deluxe Worsted Superwash (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Aran (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 114g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Aran Wool (85% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Aran (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
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Aran (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 77m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.34 balls of this.
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Ville Viking (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Jet (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 74m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.43 balls of this.
Aire Valley Aran (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Felici Worsted (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Triade (85% 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: Wool (38%), Nylon (28%), Cotton (22%) and Acrylic (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.80 balls of this.
Andes (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 151m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Alegría Grande (85% 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: Merino Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Hullabaloo (85% 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: Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.40 balls of this.
Tiroler Landwolle (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Wrapunzel (85% 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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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (70%) and Acrylic (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.