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Encore Starz

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (74%),
Superwash Wool (25%),
Metallic (1%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 183m (200 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Tumble dry (low)
Styles: Solid color with metallic thread
Note: We're only showing yarns that also contain metallic thread. If you like, you can widen the search to include yarns without metallic thread.

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Encore Starz 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.
Colourwheel Dazzle (84% 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%), Superwash Wool (19%) and Metallic (3%)
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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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 520m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
Silver Paint (84% 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%), Superwash Wool (19%) and Metallic (3%)
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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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 540m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
© Katia
Satin Sparkle (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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This yarn comes in 80g / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.25 balls of this.
Luccico (82% 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 (72%), Superwash Wool (17%), Alpaca (8%) and Metallic (3%)
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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 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
Classic Shades Metallic (82% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Wool (29%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Wondersoft Stardust (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Sparkle (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 280m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Bonus Glitter DK (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (95%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 296m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.62 balls of this.
Twinkle (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (96%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Mandala Sparkle (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (94%) and Metallic (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Hygge Charm (77% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Metallic (3%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 198g / 395m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
© Red Heart
Baby Joy Sparkle (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (65%), Nylon (30%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Baby Twinkle DK (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (65%), Nylon (28%) and Metallic (7%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Glittery DK (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 282m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
With Love Metallic (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (98%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn comes in 127g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Baby Classic Glitz DK (71% match) $$$$$
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.
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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 (48%), Nylon (48%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Bonbons Metallic (71% 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.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (96%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn comes in 10.g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.23 balls of this.
Transitions Lux (69% match)
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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.
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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: Cotton (50%), Acrylic (46%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 567m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.32 balls of this.
Sunseeker (69% match) $$$$$
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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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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (48%), Cotton (47%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 217m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Arya Ebruli Sim (69% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (76%), Alpaca (10%), Wool (10%) and Metallic (4%)
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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 / 498m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.