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Tinto (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (45%),
Wool (40%),
Nylon (15%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 21 sts / 10cm (4") and 38 rows
Balls: 50g; 190m (208 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Tinto 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.
Alta Moda Super Baby Fine (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (63%), Alpaca (27%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.65 balls of this.
Alpaca Merino DK (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (83%), Nylon (10%) and Wool (7%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.90 balls of this.
Björk (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (85%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.36 balls of this.
Merino-Silk (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%), Silk (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
© Katia
Sisa (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Alpaca (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
Phil Soft + (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (63%), Alpaca (27%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 88m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.16 balls of this.
Cashmere Blend (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%), Cashmere (15%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.24 balls of this.
Peru (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (84%), Merino Wool (8%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.92 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
SimpliCria (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
Maai (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Arioso (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (48%), Baby Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (22%)
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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 smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Ambra Mélange (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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: Superwash Wool (46%), Viscose (46%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Sterk (73% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Nylon (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. 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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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 / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.39 balls of this.
Fashion Pieces (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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: Viscose (58%), Wool (34%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 30g / 102m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.86 balls of this.
Quito (73% 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 plied rather than chained. 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: Alpaca (60%) and Wool (40%)
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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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.90 balls of this.
Stratus (73% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Nylon (20%), Baby Alpaca (10%) and Yak (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.47 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Colca (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, 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: Baby Alpaca (56%) and Silk (44%)
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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 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.80 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Alta Moda Cashmere 16 Fine (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Cashmere 16 Fine (72% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
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 (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Alpaca Sport (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. 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: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (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 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.