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Baby's First (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Acrylic (55%),
Cotton (45%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 110m (120 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

Suggested substitutes

Boston Sun (96% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Simply Casual (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Baby's First is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Phil Rio (86% match) $$$$$
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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: Cotton (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. 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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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 / 221m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Whopper Cotton (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 66m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.67 balls of this.
Hanko (85% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. 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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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 / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
King Cotton (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Alpha (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, 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: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.86 balls of this.
Galia (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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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: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
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Merino Bulky (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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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: Acrylic (70%) and Merino Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Mille II (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Authentic Chunky (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Phil Matelot (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. 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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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 / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.75 balls of this.
Woolike Chunky (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (85%) and Nylon (15%)
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This yarn comes in 125g / 86m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Lisa (80% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than S-on-S plied. 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.
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
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 / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Roving (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Merino Super Big Mix (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Mouliné Art (79% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (55%) and Wool (45%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Comfort Chunky (79% match) $$$$$
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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 S-on-S plied. 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: Acrylic (60%) and Nylon (40%)
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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 / 106m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Alaska (79% 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 S-on-S plied. 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Hile (79% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (79%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Metallic (1%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.