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Diadem DK (DISCONTINUED)

Variants:
Diadem DK Solid
Weight: Worsted
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (50%),
Mulberry Silk (50%)
Needles: 3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 4.5mm
Balls: 100g; 200m (219 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Dry flat
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Soyeuse (94% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Silk (50%)
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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 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 2.00 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Diadem DK 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.
Metalico (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 134m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.49 balls of this.
Temptation (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Synchronicity (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Luscious Single Silk (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 226g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Wexford Merino Silk (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Silk (60%) and Merino Wool (40%)
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This yarn comes in 115g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
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Soft Silk (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.20 balls of this.
Wistful (82% 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 single ply. 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: Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (30%) and Silk (20%)
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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 227g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Flax Down (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (43%), Merino Wool (42%) and Linen (15%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Moonshine (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, 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: Alpaca (40%), Wool (40%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Mulberry Tussah (77% 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 2 plies rather than single ply. 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: Mulberry Silk (50%) and Tussah Silk (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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 1.00 balls of this.
Concentric (77% 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 single ply. 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: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Best of Nature Worsted (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Rhapsody Light (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (85%) and Mohair (15%)
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This yarn comes in 80g / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Baby Alpaka DK (77% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Regal Silk (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
Crackpaca (76% match) $$$$$
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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 with a tight twist rather than single ply. 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: Baby Alpaca (45%), Merino Wool (45%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 106g / 242m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
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Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Colca (76% 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: Baby Alpaca (56%) and Silk (44%)
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The texture of this yarn is chained rather than single ply. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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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 / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.00 balls of this.
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