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Grande Glow (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (97%),
Metallic (3%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors with metallic
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Grande Glow 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.
Hile (59% 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 plied rather than 2 plies. 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: Acrylic (79%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Alfa Glitter (57% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (90%), Mohair (6%), Acrylic (3%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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The warmth, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Cometa (51% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (34%), Nylon (33%), Viscose (22%), Wool (6%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Galaxie (49% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%), Wool (18%) and Metallic (2%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Marble Chunky Glamour (48% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (99%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 270m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Boutique Infinity (48% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is fuzzy chain rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Wool (11%), Polyester (10%), Nylon (6%) and Metallic (4%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 118m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Dazzle (48% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (76%), Metallic (15%) and Wool (9%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth and elasticity of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 107m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Gold Leaf (45% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (89%), Wool (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 75g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.22 balls of this.
Glitz Chunky (43% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. 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 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 (98%) and Metallic (2%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
Information
The warmth of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.