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Paragon Sport

Weight: Sport
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Merino Wool (50%),
Baby Alpaca (25%),
Mulberry Silk (25%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 112m (122 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Paragon Sport 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.
Sulka Nina (86% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Alpaca (20%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Alpaca, Wool and Silk DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (45%), Silk (30%) and Merino Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Quechua (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Baby Alpaca (20%) and Yak (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Venezia Sport (84% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 281m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Meriseta (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Mulberry Merino (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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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: Merino Wool (80%) and Mulberry Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Sanctuary (83% 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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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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 / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Soavia (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (65%), Kid Mohair (20%) and Silk (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Selkie Sport (82% 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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (70%) and Mulberry Silk (30%)
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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 113g / 311m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.36 balls of this.
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Egret (82% 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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Tussah Silk (30%)
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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 / 286m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Merino Silk (81% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Bamboo Viscose (20%) 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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Almerino Baby (81% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Bliss (80% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S 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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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%), Mulberry Silk (20%) and Cashmere (10%)
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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 / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Polwarth Silk (80% 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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polwarth Wool (85%) and Silk (15%)
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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 250g / 617m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.18 balls of this.
Supreme (80% 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 crepe / cable-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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Cashmere (20%) 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 25g / 77m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
Gloss DK (80% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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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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 (70%) and Silk (30%)
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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 / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Muse (80% 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 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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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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 70g / 302m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Alpaca Kid Lustre (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (40%), Alpaca (30%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 111m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Primavera (79% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (75%) and Silk (25%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Denali (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Columbia Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 56g / 178m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.