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Panama (DISCONTINUED)

Discontinued with many other Rowan lines in Spring 2016

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Rayon (55%),
Cotton (33%),
Linen (12%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
Gauge: 27 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 135m (148 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Panama seems to be a unique yarn and we don't know of any close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Norma (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 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 (55%), Modal (35%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Linarte (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (40%), Cotton (30%), Linen (20%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Olympe (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Modal (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 163m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Stellina (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (55%) and Cotton (45%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Stellina Luxe (75% match) $$$$$
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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 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: Silk (50%), Cotton (41%), Polyester (5%) and Nylon (4%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Blend Bamboo (74% 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: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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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 0.90 balls of this.
Ambre (74% 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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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 0.90 balls of this.
Arezzo (73% match)
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (37%), Bamboo Viscose (34%) and Linen (29%)
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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 0.90 balls of this.
Bambino (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is S-on-S plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Cotton (50%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 176m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Brisa (72% match)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Rayon (40%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
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Tynn Line (71% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Lindy Chain (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.82 balls of this.
Bamboo Cotton 4-ply (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than chained. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 371m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.36 balls of this.
Driftone (71% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Mountain Top Vail (70% match) $$$$$
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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 drape and elasticity 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: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn is less durable. The finished fabric may not stand up well to wear and tear. With regular use you may get holes in socks and the elbow area of long-sleeved tops for example.
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 216m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Reed (69% 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.
Good news!
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: Linen (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Linie 164 Java (69% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (67%) and Rayon (33%)
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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 / 158m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Fiore (69% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (40%), Cotton (35%) and Linen (25%)
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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 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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
Mango (68% match)
Good news!
The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Rayon (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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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 / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Block Island Blend (68% match)
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This yarn is nubby / tweedy rather than chained, 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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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 (34%), Rayon (28%), Hemp (19%) and Linen (19%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.