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Luft

Made from "Ultimate Merino" with a super-fine (and therefore super-soft) micron count of 17.5 This yarn is organic.

Weight: Super Bulky / Super Chunky
Texture: Blown / Fiber-filled net
Fiber: Merino Wool (55%),
Organic Cotton (45%)
Needles: 5.5mm (9 US) (5 UK)
8mm (11 US) (0 UK)
Gauge: 11-14 sts / 10cm (4")
Balls: 50g; 100m (109 yds)
Care: Hand wash
Styles: Semi-solid colors
Price: $$$$$

Suggested substitutes

Unfortunately, Luft 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.
Flow (85% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (45%), Cotton (33%) and Nylon (22%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Frimas (76% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The fiber content is similar. This yarn contains: Cotton (50%) and Superwash Wool (50%)
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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 comes in 50g / 79m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.27 balls of this.
Marnie (75% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability 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: Cotton (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Cosy (74% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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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: Acrylic (50%) and Wool (50%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 85m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.18 balls of this.
Bellissima (73% match)
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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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: Polyester (48%), Wool (26%), Mohair (13%), Acrylic (8%) and Nylon (5%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Zona (69% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Cotton (35%), Wool (28%), Acrylic (26%) and Nylon (11%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Nevado (68% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Llama (39%), Wool (38%) and Nylon (23%)
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This yarn comes in 100g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.67 balls of this.
Myk (67% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The drape, elasticity and durability of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Baby Alpaca (48%), Merino Wool (30%) and Nylon (22%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Colmo (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (55%), Baby Alpaca (25%) and Mohair (20%)
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This yarn will feel warmer to wear than the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 120m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.83 balls of this.
Ragazza Twist (66% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply wrapped with fine thread. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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This yarn is made with superwash wool, so it isn't suitable for a felting project.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (78%) and Nylon (22%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 100m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.00 balls of this.
Lanalpaco (66% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
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The warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge does not match very well and may not be workable. Try using larger needles and swatch to match gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (55%), Cotton (35%) and Merino Wool (10%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Cometa (65% match) $$$$$
Good news!
The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
Good news!
The warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of this yarn are a reasonable match with the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Alpaca (34%), Nylon (33%), Viscose (22%), Wool (6%) and Metallic (5%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 130m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.77 balls of this.
Vinci (65% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (60%) and Acrylic (40%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 184m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.54 balls of this.
Tosca (64% match)
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but plied. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Superwash Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 91m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.10 balls of this.
West (64% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use smaller needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (55%) and Acrylic (45%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 92m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.09 balls of this.
Delgada (64% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but a fuzzy chain. It may be fuzzier/fluffier than the original.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (57%) and Viscose (43%)
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This yarn has more drape. The finished fabric may stretch with gravity and any shaping designed to allow a garment to pull in and hug the body may not be as effective.
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Although the warmth, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 50g / 110m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.91 balls of this.
Linie 208 Nature Wool (63% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (100%)
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Although the warmth, drape, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 160m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.63 balls of this.
Quarry (63% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but nubby / tweedy. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and may have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Targhee-Columbia Wool (100%)
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Although the warmth, drape and durability of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 100g / 182m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.55 balls of this.
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Murano Fun (63% match) $$$$$
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This yarn is also made from non-superwash wool.
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This yarn is not a blown yarn but single ply. It is not as fuzzy and airy as the original yarn and will have more drape.
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The gauge almost matches, but you may need to use larger needles. Swatch to check gauge.
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The fiber content is different. This yarn contains: Wool (75%) and Nylon (25%)
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Although the warmth, drape, elasticity, durability and softness of the fibers of this yarn are a reasonable match, its construction is completely different. This yarn may not be as soft as the original.
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This yarn comes in 150g / 240m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.42 balls of this.
Softspun Chunky (63% match) $$$$$
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The texture of this yarn is also blown / fiber-filled net.
Good news!
The warmth, drape, elasticity 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: Nylon (53%), Superwash Wool (24%) and Acrylic (23%)
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This yarn comes in 50g / 125m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.80 balls of this.