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Fifty

Weight: Sport
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Cotton (50%),
Superwash Wool (50%)
Needles: (Varies)
Gauge: 23-24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 155m (170 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Fifty 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.
Phil NoƩ (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Phil Soft + (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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: Superwash Wool (63%), Alpaca (27%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 88m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
Softyak DK (78% 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: Cotton (76%), Yak (15%) and Nylon (9%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Norma (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Modal (35%) and Viscose (10%)
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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 / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Driftone (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Doppio (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Nylon (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Wool Cotton (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Silk Cotton (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
© Katia
Alta Moda Cashmere 16 Fine (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The drape, 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
Cashmere 16 Fine (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The drape, 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.48 balls of this.
United (75% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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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 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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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 / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Laine Coton (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.63 balls of this.
Merino Extrafine Cotton 120 (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Merino Extrafine Cotton DK (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Merino Cotton (74% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Merino Cotton 135 (73% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (53%) and Cotton (47%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Anchor Bay (73% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Rugiada (73% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (51%), Cotton (45%), Metallic (2%) and Nylon (2%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Maai (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
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 larger needles. Swatch to check 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 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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Springfield (73% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.36 balls of this.