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Phat (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Polyester (89%),
Nylon (11%)
Needles: 10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
Gauge: 8 sts / 10cm (4") and 9 rows
Hook: 11.5mm
Balls: 150g; 53m (58 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Dry flat
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Phat 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.
DROPS Polaris (67% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 comes in 100g / 36m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.47 balls of this.
Gravity (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
© Katia
Junior (67% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
© Katia
Soft Chunky (67% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 comes in 200g / 76m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Cannoli (66% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Lumio (66% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (93%) and Polyester (7%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Beyond (66% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (85%) and Nylon (15%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 120g / 73m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Crazy Sexy Wool (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (100%)
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
Bulky (65% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 41m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Highland Alpaca (64% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
Information
This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
Information
This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 41m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Big Sporty (64% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 250g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Team Spirit Chunky (64% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 141g / 76m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Wash + Filz it! Big (64% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
Information
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.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Yaya (64% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
Information
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.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Lisa Big (63% match)
Good news!
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 single ply. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Bravo Big (63% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Canada (63% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
© Katia
Fab Big (63% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Roma Big (63% match) $$$$$
Good news!
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 single ply. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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 220g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Roma Big Rainbow (63% match)
Good news!
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 single ply. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.