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Fashion Balance

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Cotton (50%),
Viscose (50%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 28 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 50g; 115m (126 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Manila (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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: Viscose (57%), Cotton (33%) and Linen (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Fashion Balance 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.
Norma (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Modal (35%) and Viscose (10%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
© Katia
Satin Cotton (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Kreo (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Maya (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (85%) and Alpaca (15%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Bamboo (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 229m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
365 Seta (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (72%), Silk (18%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Neve (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 203m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Linarte (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (40%), Cotton (30%), Linen (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
365 Cotone (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (88%) and Nylon (12%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Bamboo Cotton Worsted (79% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Organic Cotton (50%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 113g / 215m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Sigma (79% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Sfumato (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 375m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.31 balls of this.
© Katia
Line (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Fashion Silk Blend (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (45%), Silk (45%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 224m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
Modern Cotton (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Rayon (40%)
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 191m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Twinkle (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Metallic (25%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
© Scheepjeswol
365 Cashmere (77% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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.
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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: Cotton (77%), Cashmere (15%) and Nylon (8%)
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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 / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.