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Merino Extrafine Silky Soft 120

Final twist: Z-plied

Weight: DK
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Superwash Wool (68%),
Tencel (32%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 30 rows
Hook: 4mm
Balls: 50g; 120m (131 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C), Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Stellar 8-ply (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
Unfortunately, Merino Extrafine Silky Soft 120 is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Tenino DK (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Tencel (30%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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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 139g / 365m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.33 balls of this.
Sunshine Coast (88% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 265m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Patina (87% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (55%) and Rayon (45%)
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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 1.09 balls of this.
Harlequin 8-ply (86% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Superwash Wool (92%) and Bamboo Viscose (8%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
Red Panda (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (79%) and Bamboo Viscose (21%)
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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 / 127m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Totem 8-ply (85% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from 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 fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.32 balls of this.
Sylvan Spirit (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is single ply rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Tencel (50%) and Wool (50%)
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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 57g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Athena 8-ply (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (85%), Bamboo Viscose (10%) and Silk (5%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
Classic 8-ply (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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This yarn is also made from 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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn comes in 200g / 399m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
Serenade (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is made with non-superwash wool. It may felt unless washed carefully.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (80%) and Bamboo Viscose (20%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.30 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 238m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied (woollen-spun) rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (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 112g / 265m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Linie 144 Gala (83% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.97 balls of this.
Pure Wool Superwash DK (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Wool 125 (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Wool DK (82% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Wollywasch (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.96 balls of this.
Vital (82% match)
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Nordic Wool Flow (82% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 100g / 230m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.