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Aruba

Weight: Aran
Texture: Nubby / Tweedy
Fiber: Cotton (80%),
Linen (20%)
Needles: 5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 17 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 89m (97 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Heathered colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Breezed (94% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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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 smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Aruba 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.
Indigo (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (95%) and Synthetic (5%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 200m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
DROPS Loves You 8 (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Remix (77% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Nylon (30%), Cotton (27%), Acrylic (24%), Silk (10%) and Linen (9%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 198m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.45 balls of this.
Fashion Julia Aran (77% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (98%) and Acrylic (2%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 82m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Clicket (77% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is single ply wrapped with fine thread rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 226g / 457m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.19 balls of this.
Amira (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (93%) and Nylon (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 / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Cotton Vintage (76% 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: Cotton (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 50g / 105m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.85 balls of this.
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DROPS Loves You 5 (76% 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: Cotton (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 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
DROPS Paris (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied with a loose twist rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Capture (76% match) $$$$$
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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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (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 50g / 75m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.19 balls of this.
The Cotton Wool (76% 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: Cotton (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 / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Bari (76% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is chained rather than nubby / tweedy, so the finished item will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (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 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
© Katia
Best of Nature Organic Cotton (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Organic Cotton (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 166m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
DROPS Bomull-Lin (76% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is crepe / cable-plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%) and Linen (47%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.05 balls of this.
© DROPS Design
Baja (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 135m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.66 balls of this.
© Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc
Big Easy (75% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than nubby / tweedy. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 70m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
2nd Time Cotton (75% match) $$$$$
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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 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: Cotton (75%) and Acrylic (25%)
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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 / 180m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.49 balls of this.
Reva (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also nubby / tweedy.
Good news!
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.
Information
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: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.57 balls of this.
Star (73% 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.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
Information
Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
Information
This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.