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Gruesa (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Slubby / Thick and thin
Fiber: Wool (100%)
Needles: 9mm (13 US) (00 UK)
Gauge: 9 sts / 10cm (4") and 13 rows
Balls: 100g; 59m (65 yds)
© Malabrigo Yarn

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Caracol (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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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: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Virginia Flamé (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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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: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Thatch (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 125g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Wool Slub (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 125g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Gruesa 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.
Sister (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 215g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Slubby Mix (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 125g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Fun Wool (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (85%) and Silk (15%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 73m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Point 5 (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 49m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Tessina (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Calligraphy (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Gusto (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (45%), Wool (45%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 64m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Olympia (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Oskar (70% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (51%) and Acrylic (49%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
EtaBeta (68% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (50%), Acrylic (30%) and Viscose (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.31 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Sutton (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (85%) and Superwash Wool (15%)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Crunchy (59% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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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: Wool (42%), Acrylic (29%), Nylon (23%) and Mohair (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Look (57% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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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 (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
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Mama (47% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also slubby / thick and thin.
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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: Superfine Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.48 balls of this.
© Katia