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Savanna

Weight: DK
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Silk (66%),
Linen (34%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 228m (249 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$
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Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Savanna 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.
Tamtam DK (82% 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: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies 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 / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Soie Et Lin (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Nylon (35%) and Linen (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 267m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Twig (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 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: Linen (46%), Silk (42%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.31 balls of this.
Ginga Linen (77% 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: Silk (58%) and Linen (42%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Natura Linen (76% 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, 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: Linen (58%), Viscose (26%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
Flaxen (75% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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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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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 / 251m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Concept Silk Viscose (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 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: Silk (50%) and Viscose (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.07 balls of this.
© Katia
Provenza (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, 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: Cotton (61%) and Linen (39%)
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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 comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.98 balls of this.
Double Sea Silk (72% 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 2 plies 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (70%) and Sea Cell (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 100g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Fortuna (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (58%), Viscose (26%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.52 balls of this.
Silk Rhapsody Glitter (72% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (89%), Mohair (10%) and Metallic (1%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Roslyn (72% match) $$$$$
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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.
Good news!
The 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Silk (35%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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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 comes in 100g / 350m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Silk Purse (72% 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 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (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 50g / 126m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.81 balls of this.
Silk Sport (72% 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 plied with a tight twist 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (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 / 206m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Tokonatsu (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (30%) and Viscose (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Mirai (71% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (25%), Viscose (25%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Terna (71% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%), Viscose (30%) and Linen (10%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Vera (70% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 333m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.
Mulberry Silk (70% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mulberry Silk (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.84 balls of this.
Classic Silk (70% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The warmth, 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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%), Silk (30%) and Nylon (20%)
Information
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 comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.85 balls of this.