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Tennen

Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Wool (50%),
Alpaca (25%),
Silk (25%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 16-17 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Balls: 100g; 251m (274 yds)
Styles: Undyed marls
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Tennen 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.
Terra (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.79 balls of this.
Sulka (86% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Alpaca (20%) and Silk (20%)
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.02 balls of this.
Myla (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.51 balls of this.
Hasa (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%), Merino Wool (40%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.14 balls of this.
Kiso (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%), Alpaca (15%) and Silk (15%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Scrumptious Chunky (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%) and Silk (45%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 122m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.06 balls of this.
Amitola Grande (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Marlowe (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.79 balls of this.
UmiƱa (82% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 226m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
In Silk (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Alpaka Queen (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Lawson Tweed 12-ply (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (40%), Wool (40%) and Alpaca (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.51 balls of this.
Mountain Mohair (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Mohair (30%)
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This yarn comes in 57g / 128m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.96 balls of this.
Lion & Lamb (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
Catnip (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 70g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.77 balls of this.
Berkshire (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (85%) and Alpaca (15%)
© Valley Yarns
Simplinatural (80% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (40%), Merino Wool (40%) and Mulberry Silk (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 167m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Masari (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (45%), Wool (45%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 82m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.06 balls of this.
Moonshine (79% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Alpaca (40%), Wool (40%) and Silk (20%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.39 balls of this.
Aran Silky Merino (79% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.37 balls of this.