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BFL Worsted

Variants:
BFL Worsted Hand Dyed
BFL Worsted Natural Hanks
Weight: Worsted
Texture: Single ply
Fiber: Blue Faced Leicester Wool (100%)
Needles: 4.5mm (7 US) (7 UK)
5mm (8 US) (6 UK)
Gauge: 16-20 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 100g; 197m (215 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Self-striping, Undyed
Price: $$$$$
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Haymarket (95% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 197m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Boreal (94% match) $$$$$
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Nimbus (94% match)
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Reggae (94% match) $$$$$
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Poems (94% match) $$$$$
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Merino Worsted (94% match) $$$$$
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Valhalla (93% match) $$$$$
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Létt-Lopi / Lopi Lite (93% match) $$$$$
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Odin (92% match)
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Andy's Merino (92% match)
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This yarn comes in 113g / 183m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Incawool (92% match)
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Lun Ull (92% match) $$$$$
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Pictish Aran (92% match)
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Rodeo BFL - aran (91% match)
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Lanaloft Worsted (91% match)
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Dovestone Natural Aran (91% match) $$$$$
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Daily Worsted (90% match) $$$$$
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Aran Wool (90% match) $$$$$
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Maxima (90% match) $$$$$
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Lana d'Irlanda (90% match)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 192m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
Tosh Merino (90% match) $$$$$
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DROPS Big Delight (90% match) $$$$$
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Spuntaneous Worsted (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 100g / 190m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Vickie Howell Mod Wool (90% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.58 balls of this.
Maya (90% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.97 balls of this.
Kureopatora Aran (89% match) $$$$$
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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This yarn is less dense, giving a loftier feel. Your garment will be lighter than with the original yarn.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (100%)
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 40g / 72m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.74 balls of this.
8-ply (89% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 98m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.01 balls of this.
Heartland Worsted (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 115g / 228m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.86 balls of this.
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Super Squish Worsted (89% match)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 199m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.99 balls of this.
Amherst (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Merino Wool (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.97 balls of this.
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Country (89% match) $$$$$
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This yarn comes in 50g / 90m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 2.19 balls of this.
Deluxe Worsted (89% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 201m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.98 balls of this.
Deluxe Worsted Superwash (89% match) $$$$$
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