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Field Linen

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Linen (100%)
Needles: 2.75mm (2 US) (12 UK)
3.75mm (5 US) (9 UK)
Gauge: 24-30 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 2.75 - 3.75mm
Balls: 100g; 269m (294 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle)
Styles: Solid colors, Marls
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Field Linen seems to be a unique yarn and we don't know of any close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Kalinka (89% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Flax Lace (86% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 500m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Drama / Linen (85% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Sparrow (84% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 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 / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.74 balls of this.
© Quince & Co
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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: Linen (75%) and Cotton (25%)
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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 / 260m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Flax (83% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 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 / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.15 balls of this.
Euroflax Sport Weight (81% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
XS-82 6/1 Linen Roving (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
This yarn is the same weight category (Fingering / 4-ply).
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply 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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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 184g / 714m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Lin (80% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match 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 / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.35 balls of this.
M&K Linen (79% match)
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match 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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.17 balls of this.
Reed (79% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is chained 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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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 / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Alicia (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.63 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
Lyonesse 4-ply (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The drape and durability 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: Corriedale Wool (50%) and Linen (50%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.55 balls of this.
Flax C (74% match)
Good news!
This yarn is the same weight category (Fingering / 4-ply).
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Linen (82%) and Cotton (18%)
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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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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 25g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.59 balls of this.
Flax K (71% 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 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: Linen (78%) and Cotton (22%)
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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 25g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.34 balls of this.
Arezzo (71% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (37%), Bamboo Viscose (34%) and Linen (29%)
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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 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.79 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (40%), Cotton (32%), Nettle Fiber (18%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.15 balls of this.
Ginga Linen (68% 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: Silk (58%) and Linen (42%)
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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 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Algarve (67% match) $$$$$
Good news!
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 crepe / cable-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: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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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 / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.89 balls of this.
Nettle Grove (67% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (45%), Linen (28%), Silk (15%) and Nettle Fiber (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.35 balls of this.