Twig

Made with recycled silk

Weight: Sport / Fine
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Linen (46%),
Silk (42%),
Wool (12%)
Needles: 3.5mm (4 US) ( UK)
Gauge: 22-26 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 174m (190 yds)
Styles: Solid colors

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Twig 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.
Ginga Linen (83% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Silk (58%) and Linen (42%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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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 larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Kiri (82% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (47%), Wool (39%) and Mohair (14%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 349m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Savanna (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (66%) and Linen (34%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Photo of 'Savanna' yarn
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Summer Breeze (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (50%), Cotton (45%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.16 balls of this.
Natura Linen (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (58%), Viscose (26%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.16 balls of this.
Soie Et Lin (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (45%), Nylon (35%) and Linen (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 267m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.65 balls of this.
Firefly (75% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Rayon (75%) and Linen (25%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.23 balls of this.
Roslyn (74% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The drape, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (65%) and Silk (35%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 350m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Cozette (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (62%), Cotton (30%) and Nylon (8%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.70 balls of this.
Flaxen (73% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 251m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.69 balls of this.
Silkiull (73% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The 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 (75%) and Silk (25%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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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 / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Provenza (72% 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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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: Cotton (61%) and Linen (39%)
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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 / 115m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.51 balls of this.
Silk & Lambswool (72% 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 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 (59%) and Shetland Wool (41%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 225m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Bigarelle (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (55%), Linen (36%) and Viscose (9%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 390m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Fortuna (72% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Linen (58%), Viscose (26%) and Cotton (16%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.16 balls of this.
Vera (71% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (65%) and Linen (35%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 333m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
Soft Silk (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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This yarn is the same weight category (Sport / Fine).
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (100%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 350m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Woodland (70% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%), Alpaca (25%) and Viscose (25%)
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This yarn is much softer. The fibers in this yarn are finer than those in the original yarn, and will feel softer. However, this yarn may not stand up to heavy wear as well as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Remix Light (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (30%), Cotton (27%), Acrylic (24%), Silk (10%) and Linen (9%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Flyss (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. 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 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 (65%) and Linen (35%)
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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 / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.