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Downton Abbey Collection Matthew

Weight: Heavy Worsted
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Acrylic (75%),
Wool (21%),
Viscose (4%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Hook: 5.5mm
Balls: 100g; 210m (230 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Tweeds
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Downton Abbey Collection Matthew 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.
Soft and Smooth Tweed Aran (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 400g / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
Shetland Chunky Tweeds (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 85g / 114m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.84 balls of this.
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Bonus Aran Tweed With Wool (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Viscose (6%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 400g / 840m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.25 balls of this.
Coffee Beenz (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 196m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Fashion Highland Tweed (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%), Wool (27%) and Viscose (3%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.10 balls of this.
Rustic With Wool Aran (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (77%), Wool (20%) and Viscose (3%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 400g / 695m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
Merino Tweed (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (51%), Acrylic (43%) and Viscose (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.63 balls of this.
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Chunky Tweed With Wool (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Viscose (6%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.45 balls of this.
Encore Chunky Tweed (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%), Superwash Wool (22%) and Rayon (3%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 131m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Chunky Tweed (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (72%), Superwash Wool (25%) and Viscose (3%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 100g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
Craft Aran Knitting (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Impeccable Tweed (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 85g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.24 balls of this.
Tweed Stripes (81% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 85g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 140g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Simply Soft Tweeds (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (97%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 141g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Bouvardia (79% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
New Basic 175 (79% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.31 balls of this.
Eclair (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (74%), Mohair (14%), Wool (9%) and Lurex (3%)
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Luca (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Aventica (78% match) $$$$$
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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 (65%), Wool (25%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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 / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.