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Downton Abbey Collection Branson

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Acrylic (80%),
Superwash Wool (20%)
Needles: 6.5mm (10.5 US) (3 UK)
Gauge: 13-14 sts / 10cm (4") and 20 rows
Hook: 8mm
Balls: 100g; 139m (152 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Tumble dry (low)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

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Mighty Stitch Bulky (93% match) $$$$$
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Lion's Pride Woolspun (93% match)
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Heads Up (92% match) $$$$$
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Chunky With Wool (91% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Cotswold Chunky (90% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Aura (90% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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Phil Looping (89% match) $$$$$
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Julia (89% match) $$$$$
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Party (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
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Encore Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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Life Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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Party Time Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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Mosaic Super Chunky (88% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
Galia (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
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Babsi (88% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (85%) and Superwash Wool (15%)
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Chromatic Chunky (88% match)
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Cozy Soft Chunky (87% match) $$$$$
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Lumo (87% match) $$$$$
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Ruska (87% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 72m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.93 balls of this.
Riot Chunky (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 133m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Scarfie (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (78%) and Superwash Wool (22%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 285m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Woolcotte (87% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Cotton (25%) and Superwash Wool (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Drifter Chunky (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (69%), Cotton (25%) and Wool (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 156m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Classic Shades Frenzy (86% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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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 / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
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Passion (86% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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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 / 146m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Norway (86% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.39 balls of this.
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Carousel Chunky (86% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 316m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Brava Bulky (86% match) $$$$$
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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 S-on-S 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.12 balls of this.
Sweet Briar Chunky (86% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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 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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Ronja (85% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (65%) and Superwash Wool (35%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Alpaca Chunky (85% match) $$$$$
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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 (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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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 / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.