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Cashmere

Weight: Worsted
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Cashmere (95%),
Wool (5%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
Gauge: 20 sts / 10cm (4") and 28 rows
Balls: 25g; 75m (82 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
© Rowan Yarns

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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Cashmere 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.
Brigadoon (88% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied with a loose twist rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 173m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Trolley Case (87% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 132m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Pocumtuck (84% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
Cashmere Gilli (81% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
Bromley (80% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (85%) and Superkid Mohair (15%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is 2 plies rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
© Valley Yarns
Cachemire + (79% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.07 balls of this.
100% Cashmere Fine (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 87m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
Mongolian Cashmere 6-ply (76% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
Mongolian Cashmere 4-ply (75% match) $$$$$
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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 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 55g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Helix (74% match)
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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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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
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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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 25g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Cashmere Queen (73% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (45%), Cashmere (35%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Wachusett (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Cashmere (30%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Pure Cashmere DK (73% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 55g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.41 balls of this.
Cashmere 4-ply (73% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than plied. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look. Textured patterns such as moss/seed stitch, cables and lace show up best with smooth yarns.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Ombra della Sera (72% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cashmere (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more 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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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 / 101m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.74 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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: 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 0.21 balls of this.
Keji Cashmere (72% 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 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Cashsoft (71% match) $$$$$
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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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more 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: Cashmere (50%) and Merino Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.