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Soffili Yak

Weight: Aran
Texture: Blown / Fiber-filled net
Fiber: Nylon (32%),
Wool (27%),
Alpaca (25%),
Yak (16%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 25 rows
Balls: 50g; 165m (180 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Iron (cool)
Styles: Semi-solid colors

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Tahoe (91% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 164m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
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Unfortunately, Soffili Yak is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
DROPS Air (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (70%), Nylon (23%) and Wool (7%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
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Phil Nuage (new 2016) (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (72%) and Nylon (28%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 148m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Lena (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (48%), Merino Wool (32%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
Phil Flanelle (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 138m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Malou Light (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (72%), Nylon (16%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Stellina (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (40%), Viscose (35%) and Nylon (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Fumato (72% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but plied. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (42%), Nylon (40%) and Alpaca (18%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Soft Mix (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Nylon (45%), Alpaca (30%) and Wool (25%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 25g / 113m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.46 balls of this.
Soft Mix (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (45%), Baby Alpaca (30%) and Merino Wool (25%)
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This yarn comes in 25g / 113m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.46 balls of this.
Luminosa (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Viscose (52%), Baby Alpaca (44%) and Wool (4%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Luxury Alpaca Superfine Aran (70% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but a fuzzy chain. It may be fuzzier/fluffier than the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (63%) and Nylon (37%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Stratus (69% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but chained. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (60%), Nylon (20%), Baby Alpaca (10%) and Yak (10%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.28 balls of this.
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Myk (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (48%), Merino Wool (30%) and Nylon (22%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
Colmo (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (55%), Baby Alpaca (25%) and Mohair (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.38 balls of this.
Zara Kid (68% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but plied with a soft haze. It is not as lofty as the original yarn and has more drape.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (51%), Nylon (39%) and Mohair (10%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
Arioso (66% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but chained. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (48%), Baby Alpaca (30%) and Nylon (22%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Techno (66% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (68%), Silk (22%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.
7 Veljestä / 7 Brothers (66% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but plied. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
Siberia (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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: Alpaca (55%), Nylon (21%), Llama (12%) and Wool (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.50 balls of this.