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Essentials Cashmere Recycled DK

Cashmere recyled from leftover manufacturing fiber

Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Cashmere (95%),
Wool (5%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 28 rows
Balls: 25g; 70m (77 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Heathered colors
Price: $$$$$

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Cashmere (91% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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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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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Pocumtuck (91% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
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Unfortunately, Essentials Cashmere Recycled DK is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Cashmere Gilli (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Bromley (87% match) $$$$$
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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: Cashmere (85%) and Superkid Mohair (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. 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 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
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Helix (81% 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: Cashmere (95%) and Nylon (5%)
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The texture of this yarn is chained rather than plied. 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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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. 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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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 / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Brigadoon (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Trolley Case (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Cachemire + (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Pure Cashmere DK (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Cashmere 4-ply (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. 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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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 / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Cashmere 2/7NM DK (79% match)
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This yarn is the same weight category (DK).
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. 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 / 530m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.13 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity 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: Cashmere (54%), Merino Wool (27%), Mohair (13%) and Acrylic (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 362m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.19 balls of this.
Mongolian Cashmere 4-ply (78% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Cashmere Premium (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. 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.
Information
This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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 25g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Breathless DK (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (75%), Cashmere (15%) and Silk (10%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 247m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.28 balls of this.
Breeze (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (60%) and Cashmere (40%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 185m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.38 balls of this.
Good news!
This yarn is the same weight category (DK).
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. 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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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 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Cosette (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape and elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (70%), Cashmere (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 246m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.28 balls of this.