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Soft Alpakka (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: Bulky / Chunky
Texture: Plied with a soft haze
Fiber: Baby Alpaca (80%),
Acrylic (20%)
Needles: 6mm (10 US) (4 UK)
Gauge: 14 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Soft Alpakka 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.
Baby Alpaca Bulky (87% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Alpaca Bulky (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.60 balls of this.
Paca de Seda (77% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (80%) and Silk (20%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 83m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
Cozy Alpaca Chunky (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (70%) and Baby Alpaca (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 109m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Herriot Great (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 119m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.84 balls of this.
Caleido (75% match) $$$$$
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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 single ply rather than plied with a soft haze. 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: Alpaca (85%) and Wool (15%)
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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 / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Big Baby (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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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 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 (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.33 balls of this.
Toft Aran Alpaca (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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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 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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Toft Chunky Alpaca (75% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
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: Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
MountainTop Blackthorn (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superfine Alpaca (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Baby Alpaca Chunky (72% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is 2 plies rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Eco Alpaca (71% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Alpaca Pure (70% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (100%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 99m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
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Ayllu Overdye Aran (70% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (98%) and Nylon (2%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 111m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
North Star (70% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is fuzzy chain rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (92%) and Nylon (8%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Andania (70% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a soft haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 50m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.00 balls of this.
Warmi (70% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also plied with a soft haze.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%) and Merino Wool (30%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Hexa (70% match)
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This yarn is chained rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Wonderfluff (70% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (70%), Nylon (23%) and Merino Wool (7%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 129m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Siberia (69% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is blown / fiber-filled net rather than plied with a soft haze, so the finished item will have a different look.
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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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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 / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.