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Northumbria DK (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (100%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 20.5-24 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 225m (246 yds)
Styles: Solid colors, Tonal colors, Multicolored
Price: $$$$$
© Miss Babs

Suggested substitutes

British Blue Wool (98% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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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 25g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.09 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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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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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Dazzle BFL DK (93% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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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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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 241m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Devonia DK (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Exmoor Blueface Wool (50%), Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%) and Wensleydale Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 233m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Wensleydale Gems (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Susan Crawford Excelana DK (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Exmoor Blueface Wool (70%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.89 balls of this.
DK (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 235m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
BFL Sport (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 226g / 604m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Blue Chip (92% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
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BFL DK (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 125g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Sebago (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (100%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Jacob DK (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Jacob Wool (100%)
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 232m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Buachaille (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.05 balls of this.
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The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Blue Faced Leicester DK (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
Countryside Tweed DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (Coarse feel) (100%)
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 204m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
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Pure Bluefaced Leicester DK (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Pure Wensleydale DK (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Pure Teeswater DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Teeswater Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Pure Jacob DK (84% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Jacob Wool (100%)
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Trio (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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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 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 is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.88 balls of this.