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Bobby Jean

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Acrylic (100%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 180m (197 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Semi-solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Micro Brillant (96% 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 fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Bobby Jean 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.
Bundle of Joy Baby DK (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Double Knitting (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Magnum Soft 8-ply (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 / 189m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Glam Stripes (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%) and Metallic (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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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This yarn comes in 60g / 239m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Vanna's Style (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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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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 / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Soft 8-ply (83% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 80g / 153m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Special Twirl DK (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 / 196m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Smoothie DK (83% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Silcaress (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 103m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Smooth DK (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
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.
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 100g / 216m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Modern Baby (82% 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 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 (50%) and Nylon (50%)
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This yarn comes in 75g / 158m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Wondersoft Pearl DK (82% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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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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 / 218m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Love It (82% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
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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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 / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
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Marvel Soft 8-ply (81% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
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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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 / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Fairground DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 232m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Boho Spirit (81% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Crepe DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 245m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Little Red (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Beauty (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Information
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.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.72 balls of this.