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Colmo

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Blown / Fiber-filled net
Fiber: Wool (55%),
Baby Alpaca (25%),
Mohair (20%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
7mm ( US) (2 UK)
Gauge: 15 sts / 10cm (4") and 22 rows
Hook: 6 - 7mm
Balls: 50g; 120m (131 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Colmo 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.
Myk (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (48%), Merino Wool (30%) and Nylon (22%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Lanalpaco (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (55%), Cotton (35%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Frimas (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 79m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
Tahoe (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (32%), Wool (27%), Alpaca (25%) and Yak (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
Alta Moda Super Baby Stella (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but chained. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Alpaca (25%), Nylon (10%) and Metallic (5%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Siberia (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (55%), Nylon (21%), Llama (12%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Alpaka Queen (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Super Color (74% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but chained. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (64%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (6%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Zona (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (35%), Wool (28%), Acrylic (26%) and Nylon (11%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
A La Mode (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%), Kid Mohair (25%) and Nylon (10%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Techno (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (68%), Silk (22%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Kiso (72% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%), Alpaca (15%) and Silk (15%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Nevado (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (39%), Wool (38%) and Nylon (23%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Matiz (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (70%), Superfine Alpaca (26%) and Merino Wool (4%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
© Katia
Fashion Alpaca Dream (72% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but chained. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (64%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (6%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Phil Nuage (new 2016) (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (72%) and Nylon (28%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 148m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Malou Light (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (72%), Nylon (16%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Wonderfluff (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%), Nylon (23%) and Merino Wool (7%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Mountain Mohair (71% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Mohair (30%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 57g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
UmiƱa (71% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but 2 plies. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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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 Wool (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.