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Sophia (DISCONTINUED)

Weight: DK
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Bamboo Viscose (39%),
Merino Wool (31%),
Silk (30%)
Needles: 4mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10cm (4") and 28 rows
Balls: 50g; 110m (120 yds)
Care: Hand wash, Do not iron, Do not tumble dry
Styles: Tonal colors, Multicolored

Suggested substitutes

Understatement (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: Tencel (40%), Silk (30%) and Superwash Wool (30%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is S-on-S plied rather than single ply. 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 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.88 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Sophia 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.
Patina (88% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (55%) and Rayon (45%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Sylvan Spirit (84% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Tencel (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 57g / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Stellar 8-ply (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 crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply. 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: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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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 200g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.28 balls of this.
© Bendigo Woollen Mills
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
© Designer Yarns
Sunshine Coast (82% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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 non-superwash wool.
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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: Wool (70%) and Bamboo Viscose (30%)
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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 / 265m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
© Knitting Fever
Silk Blend (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Opulence DK (81% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (55%) and Silk (45%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 210m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.52 balls of this.
© String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn
Astral (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Tencel (50%), Alpaca (30%) and Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.61 balls of this.
Silky Merino (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Silk (51%) and Merino Wool (49%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 137m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Bamboulène (80% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (50%) and Wool (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Silk Garden Lite (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mohair (45%), Silk (45%) and Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Findley DK (80% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (50%) and Silk (50%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Red Panda (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Good news!
The warmth, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (79%) and Bamboo Viscose (21%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 127m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.87 balls of this.
Silk Garden Sock Solo (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
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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: Wool (40%), Nylon (25%), Silk (25%) and Mohair (10%)
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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 / 299m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.37 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than single ply. 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 (68%) and Tencel (32%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.92 balls of this.
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Information
This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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: Bamboo Viscose (80%) and Wool (20%)
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 / 96m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.15 balls of this.
Cozy Bamboo (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (80%) and Wool (20%)
Information
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 95m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.16 balls of this.
Ayatori (78% match)
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also single ply.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (60%) and Silk (40%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 142m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Gloss DK (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than single ply. 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: Merino Wool (70%) and Silk (30%)
Information
This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
Information
The warmth and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 112m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.