YARN SUBSTITUTION

You want to knit a pattern with a different yarn, but you don't know how to choose it ? For more information about our yarns, here is a detailed diagram of our yarn tag.
In order to find a yarn substitute, spot the following information on the tag of the yarn you want to replace : knitting gauge  and needle size .

 


1. Needle number for a sweater in stocking stitch
2. Colour name
3. Yarn name
4. Ball weight and yarn length (US)
5. Washing instructions
6. Yarn weight in grams and length in meters

7. Composition
8. Weight (Yarn Council)
9. Category
10. Crochet size (US)
11. Crochet gauge (10 x 10 cm)

12. Needle size (US)
13. Knitting gauge (10 x 10 cm)
14. Colour reference
15. Dye lot


 

In the following chart you will find the yarn substitutes. Yarns are organized by needle size in mm. 

Before ordering yarn, you can also check the following page to calculate the number of balls you need for your project.


SUBSTITUTES

Needles (mm) Gauge Yarn grams per ball meters per ball

Machine Knitting

LK150

 Composition
Stitches Rows
2 38 50 100 g. 565 m.    100% Egyptian mercerised cotton
2,5 30 40
Coton nature plâtre
50 g. 190 m.  100% untreated organic cotton
2,5 31 41 50 g. 200 m.  100% mercerised cotton
2,5 32 41 50 g. 215 m.  75% wool, 25% polyamide
3 25 34 50 g. 125 m.  56% cotton, 22% acrylic, 11% viscose, 7% polyamide, 4% other fibers
3 26 32 50 g. 145 m.  100% organic cotton
3 26 37 50 g. 140 m.  50% cotton, 50% acrylic
3 27 33 50 g. 185 m.  75% acrylic, 25% wool 
3 28 36 50 g. 225 m.  100% merino wool
3,5 22 29
Coton nature roc
50 g. 90 m.  100% untreated organic cotton
3,5 22 30 50 g. 130 m.  48% acrylic, 48% cotton, 4% other fibers | 100% recycled fibers
3,5 24 29 50 g. 135 m.  41% acrylic, 37% cotton, 11% lin, 10% viscose, 1% polyester
4 19 28 50 g. 140 m.  100% acrylic
4 20 26 50 g. 95 m.  50% cotton, 50% merino wool
4 21 26 50 g. 115 m.  100% mercerised cotton
4 21 26 50 g. 125 m.  40% wool, 30% acrylic, 30% polyamide
4 21 27 50 g. 120 m.  55% acrylic, 45% wool
4 21 28 50 g. 75 m.    80% polyamide, 20 polyester
4 21 28 25 g.  70 m.  95% cashmere, 5% wool
4 22 26
Angora
25 g. 110 m.    70% angora, 30% merino wool
4 22 27 40 g. 110 m.  95% cotton, 3% polyamide, 2% polyester
4 22 28 50 g. 135 m.  100% merino wool
4 23 28 50 g. 165 m.    71% cotton, 24% polyester, 5% metallic polyester
4 26 34 50 g. 550 m.  44% polyamide, 32% acrylic, 24% mohair
4,5 17 22 50 g. 90 m.  65% wool, 27% acrylic, 5% polyester, 3% viscose
4,5 17 23 50 g. 85 m.    53% acrylic, 30% wool, 12% polyamide, 5% mohair
4,5 18 23 50 g. 87 m.  100% recycled fibers
4,5 18 23
Sport
50 g. 90 m.  51% combed wool, 49% acrylic
4,5 18 24 50 g. 90 m.  80% wool, 20% polyamide
4,5 19 24 50 g. 250 m.  58% mohair super kid, 37% polyamide, 5% wool
5 15 22
Baltic
50 g. 95 m.    100% polyester
5 16 20 50 g. 80 m.  50% wool, 50% acrylic
5 17 22 50 g. 75 m.  100% organic cotton
5 17 22 50 g. 140 m.  40% combed wool, 40% acrylic, 20% polyamide
5 17 23 50 g. 80 m.  52% wool, 48% acrylic
5 20 23 50 g. 80 m.  60% acrylic, 40% polyamide
5,5 15 18 50 g. 225 m.  40% alpaca superlight, 40% mohair kid, 20% polyamide
5,5 16 21 100 g. 180 m.    54% polyamide, 18% acrylic, 18% wool, 10% polyester
5,5 16 22 50 g. 80 m.  50% combed wool, 50% acrylic
5.5 17 20 50 g. 85 m.    50% merino wool, 50% acrylic
5.5 18 19 50 g. 80 m.    100% polyamide
6 13 19 50 g. 55 m.  50% combed wool, 50% acrylic
6 14 20 50 g. 90 m.    7% laine, 63% acrylic, 10% polyamide
6,5 11 18 100 g.  140 m.    77% acrylic, 20% wool, 3% polyamide
6,5 12 16 100 g. 100 m.    50% wool, 50% acrylic
6,5 12 17 50 g. 70 m.  73% acrylic, 19% polyamide, 8% polyester
6,5 13 17 100 g. 100 m.    50% wool, 50% acrylic
6,5 13 17 50 g. 80 m.  100% acrylic
6,5 13 17 50 g. 115 m.    65% merino wool, 22% polyamide, 13% polyester
6,5 14 16 50 g. 80 m.    75% acrylic, 15% wool, 10% polyester
6,5 14 18 50 g. 60 m.    44% wool, 34% acrylic, 22% polyamide
6,5 14 18 50 g. 65 m.  60% Arles merino wool, 40% alpaca
6,5 14 19 50 g. 85 m.    100% merino wool
6,5 15 19 50 g. 125 m.  47% polyester, 2% wool, 26% acrylic
6,5 15 20 50 g. 145 m.  46% baby alpaca, 30% cotton, 8% wool, 8% polyamide, 8% polyester
8 11 14 100 g. 80 m.    100% recycled fibers
8 11 13 100 g. 70 m.    80% acrylic, 18% wool, 2% polyester
12 7 10 150 g. 75 m.    100% acrylic
12 6 9 100 g. 50 m.    53% wool, 47% acrylic