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Phil Express

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (80%),
Superwash Wool (20%)
Needles: 12mm (17 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 7 sts / 10cm (4") and 10 rows
Balls: 200g; 60m (66 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Semira (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Phil Express is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Collage (2017) (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (73%) and Wool (27%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 141g / 53m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
Artico (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
© Katia
Grande (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (78%) and Superwash Wool (22%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 42m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.43 balls of this.
Mia (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 52m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Neon (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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This yarn is the same weight category (Super Bulky / Super Chunky).
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%), Wool (19%) and Viscose (1%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Encore Mega (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
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 / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Gravity (78% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match 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 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
© Katia
Gigante (78% match)
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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 single ply rather than plied. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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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 / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Acrylic Wool Super Bulky (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 98m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Twista (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. 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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Mythically Chunky (77% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Seriously Chunky (77% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Lisa Big (77% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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 less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Team Spirit Chunky (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 141g / 76m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Bravo Big (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Canada (77% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
© Katia
Fab Big (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Roma Big (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 220g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Pronto Max (77% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.