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Summer Tweed (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Aran
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Silk (70%),
Cotton (30%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 16 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 120m (131 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Tweeds

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Summer 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.
Recycled Sari Silk (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 (100%)
Tangier (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%), Acrylic (17%), Rayon (17%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Seta (75% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (60%) and Cotton (40%)
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This yarn is knitted tube rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item 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 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Tibet Wool/Silk (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, 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: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Recycled Silk (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 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: Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 73m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.64 balls of this.
Melilla (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape 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: Silk (45%), Merino Wool (35%) and Nylon (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Kagayaki (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, 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: Wool (40%), Cotton (24%), Silk (18%) and Viscose (18%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Breezed (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 (80%) and Linen (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 comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Remix (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (30%), Cotton (27%), Acrylic (24%), Silk (10%) and Linen (9%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 198m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Kozmos (70% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is plied with a soft haze rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (31%), Silk (30%), Mohair (26%) and Wool (13%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 45g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
Italian Tweed (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (50%), Nylon (25%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Concept Silk Viscose (69% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (50%) and Viscose (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
© Katia
Llamalini (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (40%), Silk (35%) and Linen (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.21 balls of this.
Aruba (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (80%) and Linen (20%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 89m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.35 balls of this.
I-Silk (68% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (57%) and Merino Wool (43%)
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The warmth, drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Tokonatsu (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (40%), Silk (30%) and Viscose (30%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Classic Silk (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 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: Cotton (50%), Silk (30%) and Nylon (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 comes in 50g / 123m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Secret Garden (66% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Polyester (60%), Cotton (20%) and Silk (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 comes in 50g / 93m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.29 balls of this.
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, 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: Acrylic (75%), Wool (21%) and Viscose (4%)
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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 / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Recycled Silk (65% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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 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: Silk (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.