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Chiara (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Sport
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Rayon (70%),
Mohair (20%),
Nylon (10%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 25 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 189m (207 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Chiara 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.
Dream Light (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (58%), Wool (34%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 102m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.85 balls of this.
Folio (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (65%) and Viscose (35%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Villa (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 216m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Linea Pura Solo Lino (68% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (80%) and Linen (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.58 balls of this.
Firefly (68% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (75%) and Linen (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Blend Bamboo (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Ayni (67% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Paddington 6-ply (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (80%) and Merino 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 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.51 balls of this.
Worthington (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Alpaca (25%) and Viscose (25%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 159m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
Chamonix (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%), Mohair (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has much less drape. If your pattern has been designed to hang loosely without clinging to the body, this yarn is probably not suitable.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 347m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
CaƱa Ruca (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Sugarcane Viscose (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 290m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Lhasa Wilderness (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Yak (75%) and Bamboo Viscose (25%)
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This yarn will feel much warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 56g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Apu (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn will feel much warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.91 balls of this.
Alpaca Peru 200 (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn will feel much warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
Information
This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Alpaca Sport (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (100%)
Information
This yarn will feel much warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Bamboo (65% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (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 / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.51 balls of this.
Senses Lace (64% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The 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: Acrylic (80%) and Mohair (20%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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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 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Maia (64% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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: Bamboo Viscose (80%) and Merino Superwash 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 / 366m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
© SpaceCadet Yarn
Stardust (64% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%), Mohair (11%), Wool (11%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn has much less drape. If your pattern has been designed to hang loosely without clinging to the body, this yarn is probably not suitable.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 540m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
On Your Toes Bamboo (64% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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: Bamboo Viscose (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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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 / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.