Buttercup

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Fleece style
Fiber: Polyester (67%),
Nylon (33%)
Needles: 8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 12 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 8mm
Balls: 50g; 57m (62 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron
Styles: Solid colors, Dotted colors
Price: $$$$$
Photo of 'Buttercup' yarn Copyright LoveKnitting

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Buttercup 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.
Chunky (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Hush (86% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Softy (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Polyester (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.39 balls of this.
Photo of 'Softy' yarn
© Scheepjeswol
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.34 balls of this.
Plush (77% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 82m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Photo of 'Plush' yarn
© Berroco, Inc
Blissful (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 97m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Happy (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 85g / 82m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Neige (74% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Flurry (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 62m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Cuddles Chunky (72% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.46 balls of this.
Snuggly Tutti Frutti (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (80%) and Rayon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Cloud (67% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Photo of 'Cloud' yarn
© Aalta Yarn
Fleece Chunky (66% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Photo of 'Fleece Chunky' yarn Copyright Deramores
Icicle Chunky (60% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Microfiber (85%) and Metallic (15%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Tabby (57% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also fleece style.
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.