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Shawl in a Ball Metallic

Weight: Aran
Texture: Single ply wrapped with fine thread
Fiber: Cotton (61%),
Acrylic (34%),
Metallic (5%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17 sts / 10cm (4") and 25 rows
Hook: 6mm
Balls: 150g; 473m (517 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Self-striping (gradient) with metallic
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Shawl in a Ball Metallic seems to be a unique yarn and we don't know of any close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Happy Holidays (70% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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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 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: Acrylic (98%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.16 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
Good news!
The drape, 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: Acrylic (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 142g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Melodia (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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The drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (41%), Polyester (32%), Acrylic (13%), Alpaca (10%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.50 balls of this.
Fashion Cotton Metallisé (61% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Acrylic (35%) and Metallic (12%)
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This yarn is chained rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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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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 3.64 balls of this.
Holiday Homespun (60% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply wrapped with fine thread.
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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 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 (98%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 140g / 141m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.35 balls of this.
Luccico (60% 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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (72%), Superwash Wool (17%), Alpaca (8%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.11 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Broadway (59% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%), Metallic (5%) and Nylon (5%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.58 balls of this.
Sparkle (59% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Sparkle Soft (58% match) $$$$$
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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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.49 balls of this.
Holiday (56% match)
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (96%) and Metallic (4%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 215m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.20 balls of this.
Boutique Midnight (56% match)
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This yarn is chained 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 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: Acrylic (65%), Wool (23%), Metallic (6%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 70g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.38 balls of this.
Boutique Gleam (55% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze 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 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 (96%) and Metallic (4%)
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The warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 154m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.07 balls of this.
Satin Sparkle (54% match)
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 80g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.24 balls of this.
With Love Metallic (54% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (98%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 127g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.58 balls of this.
Twinkle (53% match)
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This yarn is chained rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Metallic (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.64 balls of this.
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Glitz Chunky (45% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than single ply wrapped with fine thread. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (98%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.15 balls of this.
Marble Chunky Glamour (45% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies 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 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 (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Encore Starz (45% match)
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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 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: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (25%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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The drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.58 balls of this.
Alta Moda Super Baby Stella (42% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is chained 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 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%), Alpaca (25%), Nylon (10%) and Metallic (5%)
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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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The drape of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.30 balls of this.