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Collage (2017)

New in 2017, heavier weight than Red Heart's previously discontinued yarn also called Collage.

Weight: Jumbo / Arm knitting
Texture: 2 plies
Fiber: Acrylic (73%),
Wool (27%)
Needles: 10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
25mm (50 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 7 sts / 10cm (4") and 10 rows
Hook: 10 - 25mm
Balls: 141g; 53m (58 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron
Styles: Self-striping marls
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Collage (2017) 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.
Phil Express (88% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Semira (86% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.71 balls of this.
Gigante (83% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Twista (83% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Artico (82% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
© Katia
Kiille (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
This yarn is the same weight category (Jumbo / Arm knitting).
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (79%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Metallic (1%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Junior (77% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
© Katia
Grande (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (78%) and Superwash Wool (22%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 42m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.26 balls of this.
Color Clouds (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.
Encore Mega (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 59m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Mia (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 52m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.02 balls of this.
Big Sporty (76% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 250g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Roma Big Rainbow (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also 2 plies.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Pebble (75% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (77%), Wool (15%) and Nylon (8%)
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The texture of this yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 37m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.43 balls of this.
Gravity (75% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than 2 plies. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
© Katia
Anya (74% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is I-cord rather than 2 plies. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (92%) and Polyester (8%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 65m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Bacio (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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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 / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Mythically Chunky (72% 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (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 / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Seriously Chunky (72% 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.
Information
The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 48m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Cannoli (72% match) $$$$$
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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.
Information
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: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.06 balls of this.