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FX Aran (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Acrylic (75%),
Superwash Wool (25%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 19 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 400g; 800m (875 yds)
Care: Machine wash (40C), Do not iron, Do not bleach, Tumble dry

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Coffee Beenz (93% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 196m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.08 balls of this.
Encore Worsted Tweed (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%), Superwash Wool (22%) and Rayon (3%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.37 balls of this.
Bonus Aran Tweed With Wool (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (74%), Superwash Wool (20%) and Viscose (6%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 400g / 840m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.95 balls of this.
Rustic With Wool Aran (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (77%), Wool (20%) and Viscose (3%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 400g / 695m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Unfortunately, FX Aran is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Chinaillon (89% match) $$$$$
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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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (56%), Wool (30%), Alpaca (10%) and Viscose (4%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 5.71 balls of this.
Impeccable Tweed (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 85g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.71 balls of this.
Craft Aran Knitting (87% 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: Acrylic (100%)
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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: Acrylic (97%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 140g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.48 balls of this.
Simply Soft Tweeds (85% 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: Acrylic (97%) and Viscose (3%)
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This yarn comes in 141g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.51 balls of this.
Big Verona (84% 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 499m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
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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: Acrylic (75%), Wool (21%) and Viscose (4%)
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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 smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.81 balls of this.
Fleurtini (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (34%), Wool (34%), Cotton (26%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.00 balls of this.
Fortezza (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (47%), Superwash Wool (47%) and Viscose (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 6.50 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft Broadway (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%), Metallic (5%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.67 balls of this.
Aran with Wool (82% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Wool (25%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 400g / 800m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Mighty Stitch (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.21 balls of this.
Acrylic Wool Worsted (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (80%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 216m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 3.70 balls of this.
Iliade (80% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 84m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 9.52 balls of this.
Life Aran (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 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 100g / 198m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.04 balls of this.
Perfection Worsted (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: Acrylic (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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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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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 / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 4.37 balls of this.