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Softyak DK

Weight: DK
Texture: Chained
Fiber: Cotton (76%),
Yak (15%),
Nylon (9%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Balls: 50g; 135m (148 yds)
Care: Machine wash (gentle/wool cycle), Iron (cool), Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
© Rowan Yarns

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Softyak DK 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.
Doppio (88% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Nylon (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Calista (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
365 Cotone (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (88%) and Nylon (12%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 140m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Rain (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
365 Cashmere (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (77%), Cashmere (15%) and Nylon (8%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Twinkle (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (75%) and Metallic (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
© Scheepjeswol
Maya (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (85%) and Alpaca (15%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Silk Cotton (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
© Katia
Kreo (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
365 Seta (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (72%), Silk (18%) and Nylon (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.35 balls of this.
Lunis (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (54%) and Nylon (46%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.13 balls of this.
© Katia
Neve (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 203m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Fashion Cotton Metallisé (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Acrylic (35%) and Metallic (12%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
365 Yak (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (66%), Nylon (22%) and Yak (12%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 145m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.93 balls of this.
Norma (80% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Modal (35%) and Viscose (10%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Sfumato (79% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 150g / 375m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.36 balls of this.
© Katia
Driftone (79% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
© Katia
Satin Cotton (79% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also chained.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
Information
The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Summer Silk (79% match) $$$$$
Good news!
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, 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 (45%), Cotton (43%) and Nylon (12%)
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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 / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.