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Shawl in a Ball

Weight: Aran
Texture: Single ply wrapped with fine thread
Fiber: Cotton (58%),
Acrylic (39%),
Synthetic (3%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17 sts / 10cm (4") and 25 rows
Hook: 6mm
Balls: 150g; 473m (517 yds)
Care: Machine wash (40C)
Styles: Semi-solid colors, Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

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Shawl in a Ball Metallic (96% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (61%), Acrylic (34%) and Metallic (5%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 473m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Shawl in a Ball is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Popsicle (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (84%), Viscose (9%) and Nylon (7%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.
Clicket (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 226g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Aviso (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 68m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 6.96 balls of this.
Josy (76% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.38 balls of this.
Pantino (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.26 balls of this.
Verde Collection Seedling (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.73 balls of this.
Avalon (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.96 balls of this.
Amami (75% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.56 balls of this.
Spice Shop (new 2015) (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%), Cotton (41%) and Polyester (9%)
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This yarn comes in 80g / 72m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 6.57 balls of this.
Jeanie Denim Look (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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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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 / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.25 balls of this.
Cairns (73% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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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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 / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.73 balls of this.
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2nd Time Cotton (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.63 balls of this.
Tara (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (72%) and Microfiber (28%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.73 balls of this.
Journey (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is knitted tube rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (44%), Acrylic (36%) and Nylon (20%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.26 balls of this.
Summer Cotton (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is knitted tube rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread, so the finished item 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: Cotton (44%), Acrylic (36%) and Nylon (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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.26 balls of this.
Punto (72% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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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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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.26 balls of this.
Holika (72% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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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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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.96 balls of this.
Jeans Plus (72% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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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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 / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.96 balls of this.
Jeannee Worsted (72% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. 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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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 / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.68 balls of this.