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Tahiti

Weight: Light Fingering
Texture: Plied with a loose twist
Fiber: Cotton (99%),
Polyester (1%)
Needles: 2mm (0 US) (14 UK)
3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 32 sts / 10cm (4") and 48 rows
Balls: 50g; 280m (306 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Self-striping (gradient)
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Tahiti seems to be a unique yarn and we don't know of any close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Creative Melange Lace (89% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (95%) and Polyester (5%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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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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 / 260m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Hilaza Rústica Eclat (87% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (93%) and Polyester (7%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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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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 153g / 849m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Color Changing Cotton (86% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a loose twist.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Good news!
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.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a loose twist.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Good news!
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 / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
Marisa (85% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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 contains mercerized cotton, so it will be shinier and produce clearer stitch definition.
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Sawayaka Cotton (84% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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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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 100g / 380m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Cotton Stretch (84% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (79%), Nylon (18%) and Elastic (3%)
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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 / 209m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
Cannon Solid (84% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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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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 / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Kotiväki (83% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 100g / 332m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Maxi (83% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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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This yarn contains mercerized cotton, so it will be shinier and produce clearer stitch definition.
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 565m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Virkkauslanka (83% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn contains mercerized cotton, so it will be shinier and produce clearer stitch definition.
Information
This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 550m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Cablè 5 (82% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn contains mercerized cotton, so it will be shinier and produce clearer stitch definition.
Information
This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
Information
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.40 balls of this.
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Candy (82% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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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 / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.56 balls of this.
© Katia
Panama (82% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
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 / 179m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.56 balls of this.
© Katia
Coco (82% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
This yarn contains mercerized cotton, so it will be shinier and produce clearer stitch definition.
Information
This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
Information
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Cotton 4-ply (81% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
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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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 / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.70 balls of this.
Camomile (81% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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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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 75g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Amande (81% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a loose twist.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (90%) and Cashmere (10%)
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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This yarn comes in 50g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.56 balls of this.
Baby Smiles Cotton (80% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
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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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 25g / 92m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.04 balls of this.
Classique Cotton 4-ply (79% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than plied with a loose twist. 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.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
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 / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.54 balls of this.