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Bambino

Weight: Fingering / 4-ply
Texture: S on S plied
Fiber: Bamboo Viscose (50%),
Cotton (50%)
Needles: 3mm ( US) (11 UK)
Gauge: 28 sts / 10cm (4")
Hook: 2.5mm
Balls: 50g; 176m (192 yds)
Care: Machine wash (40C)
Styles: Solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Bamboo Cotton 4-ply (92% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (52%) and Bamboo Viscose (48%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 371m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.47 balls of this.
Olympe (89% match) $$$$$
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Modal (50%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 163m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.08 balls of this.
Unfortunately, Bambino is an unusual yarn and we don't know of many close matches. The following suggestions might work in some projects. We've tried our best to match gauge and behavior.
Ambre (85% match)
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Linie 164 Java (85% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (67%) and Rayon (33%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 158m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.11 balls of this.
Essentials Cotton 4-ply (83% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 170m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.04 balls of this.
Tynn Line (83% match) $$$$$
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (53%), Viscose (33%) and Linen (14%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 220m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.
Summer (81% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (70%) and Viscose (30%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 350m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Mystik (81% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (54%) and Rayon (46%)
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The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Brisa (80% match)
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Rayon (40%)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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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 / 124m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.42 balls of this.
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Blend Bamboo (80% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S 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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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Bamboo Viscose (70%) and Cotton (30%)
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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 / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Modern Cotton DK (80% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (60%) and Rayon (40%)
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 306m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.58 balls of this.
Terra (79% match)
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The fiber content matches exactly.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Natura Just Cotton (79% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (100%)
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This yarn has less drape. It may not be a suitable substitute if your pattern is designed to hang loosely without clinging.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 155m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.14 balls of this.
Arezzo (78% match)
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is crepe / cable-plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (37%), Bamboo Viscose (34%) and Linen (29%)
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Although the qualities of the fibers of this yarn are a close match, the construction of the yarn is different.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.17 balls of this.
Cotton 4-ply (78% match) $$$$$
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 355m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
Cannele 4-ply (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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This yarn also has a regular, smooth texture, but it is plied rather than S-on-S plied. It is still a good match, but the ply structure of yarn has an effect on the finished fabric and what it's best used for.
Information
The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Mercerized Cotton (100%)
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 245g / 877m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.20 balls of this.
© Yeoman Yarns
Bamboo (78% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
Good news!
The fiber content matches exactly.
Good news!
The qualities of this yarn are a very close match.
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This yarn is more dense. Your garment will weigh more than with the original yarn.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using smaller needles and swatch to match gauge.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.60 balls of this.
Lana Cotton 212 (78% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also S-on-S plied.
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The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
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The durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Merino Superwash Wool (50%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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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 / 212m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Sockenwolle (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 S-on-S 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: Cotton (70%), Acrylic (20%) and Viscose (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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The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 400m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.44 balls of this.
Kartano (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 S-on-S 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: Mercerized Cotton (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 100g / 332m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.53 balls of this.