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Cumbria Fingering

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: Plied with a woolly haze
Fiber: Merino Wool (60%),
Masham Wool (30%),
Mohair (10%)
Needles: 2.25mm (1 US) (13 UK)
3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK)
Gauge: 26-30 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 2.25 - 3.25mm
Balls: 100g; 300m (328 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Solid colors, Heathers
Price: $$$$$

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Susan Crawford Excelana 4-ply (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Exmoor Blueface Wool (70%) and Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 159m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.89 balls of this.
Pure Jacob 4-ply (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Jacob Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn may not feel as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.
Devonia 4-ply (90% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Exmoor Blueface Wool (50%), Blue Faced Leicester Wool (30%) and Wensleydale Wool (20%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 388m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Guernsey 5-ply (89% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 224m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.34 balls of this.
4-ply (89% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Wensleydale Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.76 balls of this.
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Alb Socke (85% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (85%) and Linen (15%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
Titus (84% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (50%), Alpaca (30%) and Wensleydale Wool (20%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 320m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.94 balls of this.
Pure Hebridean Mohair 4-ply (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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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: Hebridean Wool (50%) and Mohair (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 174m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.72 balls of this.
Middy Duet Sock Yarn (80% 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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 411m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.73 balls of this.
Dandelion (79% 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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (90%) and Linen (10%)
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The texture of this yarn is single ply rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 90g / 297m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
© Madelinetosh
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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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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 / 165m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.82 balls of this.
Baby Ull (78% 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 non-superwash wool.
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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 / 175m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.71 balls of this.
Northumbria Fingering (78% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also plied with a woolly haze.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Blue Faced Leicester Superwash Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.75 balls of this.
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Superwash Merino 430 (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 110g / 393m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.76 balls of this.
Blue Faced Leicester (78% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 302m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Zauberwolle (78% match) $$$$$
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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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (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 / 250m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.20 balls of this.
80/10/10 Fingering (77% 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 non-superwash wool.
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. 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: Merino Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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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 370m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.81 balls of this.
© Madelinetosh
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
Good news!
This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
Information
The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. 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: Merino Wool (80%), Cashmere (10%) and Nylon (10%)
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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 113g / 338m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.89 balls of this.
Loyal 4-ply (77% 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: Superwash Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
Frolicking Feet (77% 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 non-superwash wool.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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The texture of this yarn is plied rather than plied with a woolly haze. You may be able to make your item using this yarn, but the finished fabric will have a different look.
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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 113g / 439m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.68 balls of this.