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Wash'n'Wear Aran Crepe (DISCONTINUED)

Final twist: Z-plied

Weight: Aran
Texture: Crepe / Cable-plied
Fiber: Acrylic (55%),
Nylon (45%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 18 sts / 10cm (4") and 24 rows
Hook: 5mm
Balls: 100g; 171m (187 yds)
Care: Machine wash (40C), Iron (cool), Tumble dry

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Comfort (92% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Nylon (50%)
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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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This yarn comes in 100g / 193m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Fantasy (91% 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: Acrylic (50%) and Nylon (50%)
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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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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 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
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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: Nylon (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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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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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 100g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Comfort Aran (90% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (60%) and Nylon (40%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Wash'n'Wear Aran Crepe is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Tweed Twist (88% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (73%) and Nylon (27%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 163m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
Omega + (86% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Nylon (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.28 balls of this.
Weekend (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also crepe / cable-plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (75%) and Cotton (25%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 187m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Giggles (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (90%) and Nylon (10%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 169m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Baby Cakes (84% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (82%) and Nylon (18%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 211m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
Cherub Aran (84% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Nylon (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 219m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.78 balls of this.
Cup Cake (82% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Acrylic (50%) and Nylon (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 97m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
Isaac Mizrahi Craft University (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (40%), Superwash Wool (31%) and Nylon (29%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 144m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
Anthem (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
Candy Shop (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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Simply Soft (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 170g / 288m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.59 balls of this.
Ever Soft (82% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than crepe / cable-plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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Uptown Worsted (81% match) $$$$$
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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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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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 100g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Starlette (81% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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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 100g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Worsted Weight (81% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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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 100g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
I Love This Yarn! (81% 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Acrylic (100%)
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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 198g / 325m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.