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Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Alpaca (50%),
Merino Wool (50%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
6.5mm (10.5 US) (3 UK)
Gauge: 20-22 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 5.5mm
Balls: 100g; 193m (211 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Semi-solid colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Malabrigo Yarn

Suggested substitutes

Tonos Worsted (95% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 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 almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Quito (93% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also 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: Alpaca (60%) and Wool (40%)
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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 comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.93 balls of this.
Alpaca Sport (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Mitu (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (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 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.93 balls of this.
Almerino DK (92% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 113m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.71 balls of this.
Almerino Aran (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 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 almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 94m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
Alpaca Elegance (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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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 57g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
60/40 Wool/Alpaca (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Alpaca (40%)
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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 gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 110g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Mountain Top Vista (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.12 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Wistful (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (30%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 227g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Illustrious (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Falklands Superwash Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Perfect Day (86% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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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 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: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 93m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
Alpaca Wool (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (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 smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.93 balls of this.
Sterk (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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: Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.41 balls of this.
Cool Wool Alpaca (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Baby Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Ethical Twist 70/30 (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Haven DK (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Silk (20%) and Yak (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Fine Merino and Baby Alpaca DK (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%) and Baby Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.61 balls of this.
Alpaca 8-ply (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.
Simply Sweet Satisfaction (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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 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%), Kid Mohair (20%) and Superfine Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.84 balls of this.