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Yarn Substitution

This is the yarn I use for most of my projects: (but not limited to)

ELLE
Family Knit DK
Weight: DK
Texture: Plied
Fiber: Acrylic (100%)
Needles: 3.25mm (3 US) (10 UK),
Hooks: 4 mm (6 US) (8 UK)
Gauge: 22 sts / 10 cm (4″)
Balls: 50g; 151m (165 yds)
Care: Machine wash (30C)

Suggested substitutes:
SHEENA ANNE
Bundle of Joy Baby DK (99% match)
  •  The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
SHEENA ANNE
Double Knitting (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
RED HEART
Bella (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
RED HEART
Denver (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 200g / 600m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.25 balls of this.
YARNART
Baby (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 50g / 150m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.01 balls of this.
ROBIN
Paintbox DK (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
ELLE
Escapade (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 100g / 300m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.50 balls of this.
STYLECRAFT
Baby DK (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 200g / 590m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.26 balls of this.
HOBBY LOBBY
I Love This Yarn! Sport (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 57g / 168m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.90 balls of this.
PATONS (NORTH AMERICA)
Astra (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 50g / 147m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 1.03 balls of this.
STYLECRAFT
Special DK (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 100g / 294m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.
STYLECRAFT
Wondersoft DK (99% match)
  • The texture of this yarn is a close match.
  • The gauge is an exact match, but you should always swatch.
  • The fiber content matches exactly.
  • The qualities of the fibers in this yarn (elasticity, drape, warmth etc.) are a very close match.
Information This yarn comes in 100g / 294m balls. For each ball of the original yarn you will need 0.51 balls of this.