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Kidsilk Amore (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Kid Mohair (70%),
Silk (30%)
Needles: 10mm (15 US) (000 UK)
15mm (18 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 7.5-9 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 42m (46 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool), Do not bleach, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Multicolored
© Rowan Yarns

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Kidsilk Amore 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.
Softy (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, 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: Merino Wool (98%) and Nylon (2%)
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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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 53m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.79 balls of this.
Lorna (62% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (49%), Superwash Wool (49%) and Nylon (2%)
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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 / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Big Bamboo (61% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The drape and elasticity 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: Bamboo Viscose (50%), Acrylic (30%) and Superwash Wool (20%)
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Paco (59% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Alpaca (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 200g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
Gemini (59% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Acrylic (20%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Lizanne (59% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 55m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Ushya (58% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (98%) and Nylon (2%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 104m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.40 balls of this.
Vesuvio (58% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
Information
This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 45m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Poems Puzzle (56% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 39m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Boutique Twilight (56% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (61%), Nylon (25%), Polyester (9%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn has much less drape. If your pattern has been designed to hang loosely without clinging to the body, this yarn is probably not suitable.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 54m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Harmony (56% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Superwash Wool (25%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 35m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Chunky Chain (54% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth 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 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 may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 97m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.43 balls of this.
Concept Puno (52% match)
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This yarn is fuzzy chain rather than chained, so the finished item 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (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 / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
© Katia
Big Wool (52% 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 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
Information
The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Subito (50% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
This yarn is the same weight category (Super Bulky / Super Chunky).
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (53%) and Acrylic (47%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
Information
This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 24.m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.75 balls of this.
Camie (50% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The elasticity of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 30m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.40 balls of this.
Ragazza Lei (49% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 40m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Noble (49% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (98%) and Polyester (2%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Lana Grande (49% match) $$$$$
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Peruvian Highland Wool (100%)
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This yarn has much less drape. If your pattern has been designed to hang loosely without clinging to the body, this yarn is probably not suitable.
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This yarn has much more elasticity/resiliency. Using stitch patterns such as ribbing with this yarn will cause the fabric to pull in, reducing the width of the fabric in that section. The original yarn is also likely to have more drape.
Information
The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.
Information
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.
Information
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 (80%) and Camel (20%)
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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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The warmth, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 80m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.