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Cup Cake

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (50%),
Nylon (50%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 97m (106 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

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Poppy (97% match)
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Cherub Aran (92% match) $$$$$
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Fantasy (91% match)
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Comfort (90% match) $$$$$
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Baby Dream DK (89% match) $$$$$
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Sweet Delight Twist (88% match)
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Comfort Aran (88% match) $$$$$
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Fairy Isle DK (87% match)
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Dreambaby DK (86% match) $$$$$
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Baby Classic DK (86% match) $$$$$
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Lullaby DK (86% match) $$$$$
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Impivaara (86% match)
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Robust (86% match)
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Soft Secret Solids (85% match)
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Mollet (85% match)
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Snuggly Rascal DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Baby Super Soft (85% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 163m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Fairytale Soft DK (85% match)
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Babe (85% match)
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Baby DK (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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Information
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Baby Joy DK (85% match) $$$$$
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No. 1 (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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