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Fazed Tweed (DISCONTINUED)

The yarn is encased in a fine nylon netting. Discontinued along with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016.

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Fuzzy chain
Fiber: Wool (72%),
Alpaca (22%),
Nylon (6%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 15 sts / 10cm (4") and 19 rows
Balls: 50g; 70m (77 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not bleach, Do not tumble dry, Dry flat in shade

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Fazed Tweed 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.
Mila (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Creative Light Melange (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (46%), Acrylic (44%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Willow (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (94%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.56 balls of this.
Aspire (76% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Alpaca (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. 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 / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Fritidsgarn (75% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (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 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Margrite Bulky (75% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Cashmere (20%)
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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 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Alta Moda Super Baby Stella (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%), Alpaca (25%), Nylon (10%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.64 balls of this.
Kiso (75% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (70%), Alpaca (15%) and Silk (15%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.35 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Sonomono Alpaca Wool (75% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Alpaca (40%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 40g / 60m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Tuscan Aire (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 149m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Abundance (74% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 456g / 686m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.10 balls of this.
Osprey (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
© Quince & Co
Canyon (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Semilla Grosso (74% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Super Color (74% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (64%), Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (6%)
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This yarn is chained rather than fuzzy chain, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
Information
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 / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.29 balls of this.
Mystique (74% match)
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Superfine Alpaca (20%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. 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 / 118m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
© Classic Elite Yarns
Isoveli (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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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 / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
pt3 (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than fuzzy chain. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (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 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
North Star (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also fuzzy chain.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth and durability 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (92%) and Nylon (8%)
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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 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Classic Wool Roving (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than fuzzy chain. 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (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 / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.64 balls of this.