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Kuma (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Wool (55%),
Acrylic (45%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 135m (148 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)
Styles: Self-striping (gradient)

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West (96% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 92m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.47 balls of this.
Mille Colori Big (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 189m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Vinci (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 184m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
West Tweed (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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 (47%), Superwash Wool (47%) and Viscose (6%)
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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 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Kathmandu (90% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
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Maxi Tosca (90% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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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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 / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.48 balls of this.
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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 (51%), Wool (42%) and Nylon (7%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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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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 / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
The following suggestions are not very close matches, but might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Mouliné Art (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (55%) and Wool (45%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.45 balls of this.
Nebuleuse (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (41%), Superwash Wool (41%) and Nylon (18%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 51m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.65 balls of this.
Odin (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.59 balls of this.
Tosca (87% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.48 balls of this.
Merino Super Big Mix (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.69 balls of this.
Linie 359 Fano (87% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Mille II (87% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.45 balls of this.
Roving (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Meike (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.08 balls of this.
Sempione (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%), Acrylic (35%) and Alpaca (10%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.18 balls of this.
Alpha (84% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Wool (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.29 balls of this.
Classic Shades Frenzy (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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 (70%) and Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
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Victor (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Wool (70%) and Acrylic (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.