Compare yarn types

Compare yarn types & find alternative yarns
Here we have listed all yarn types used in the patterns at Gicona. If you are looking for a replacement yarn, sort by clicking on the heading in the desired column. If you are watching on mobile, turn to landscape mode to see the entire table. If you want to read more about what yarn groups mean, see HERE.

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Yarn (trademark)Yarn groupgaugeRec. splintersHeightWeightMaterial
Alpaca Silver (Katia)Worsted19 m4,0 - 4,5 mm120 m25 g73% Alpaca - 20% Polyamide - 7% Polyester
Infant (Svarta Fåret)Sports26 m3,0 mm100 m25 g70% Acrylic - 30% Polyamide
Belle (Drops)DK21 m4,0 mm120 m50 g53% Cotton - 33% Viscose - 14% Linen
Cablé 5 (Mondial)Light Fingering33 m1,5 - 2,0 mm200 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Arwetta Classic (Filcolana)Light Fingering28 --32 m2,5 - 3,0 mm210 m50 g80% Merino wool superwash - 20% Nylon
Atlantic (Katia) Worsted19 m3,5 - 4 mm140 m50 g50% Modal - 50% Acrylic
Bambi (Katia)Super Bulky10 m6,0 - 6,5 mm120 m100 g100% Polyester
Bloom (Scheepjess)DK21 m5,0 mm80 m50 g100% cotton
Bombay (Katia)Sports24 m3,0 - 3,5 mm230 m100 g100% Cotton mercerized
Breeze (Katia)Sports26 m2,5 - 3,0 mm 125 m50 g60% Cotton mercerized - 40% Viscose
Cable 5 (Katia)Light Fingering33 m1,5 - 2,0 mm200 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Cahlista (Scheepjess)Aran19 m4,5 - 5,0 mm85 m50 g100% cotton
Capri (Katia)Sports26 m2,5 - 3,5 mm125 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Catania (Schachenmayr)Sports26 m2,5 - 3,5 mm125 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Catona (Sheep)Sports26 m2,0 - 3,5 mm125 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Catona Denim (Scheepjess)Sports26 m3,0 mm125 m50 g100% cotton
Color Crafter (Scheepjess)DK20 m3,5 - 4,0 mm300 m100 g100% Acrylic
Cotton Alpaca (Katia)DK20 m3,5 - 4,0 mm150 m50 g85% Cotton - 15% Baby Alpaca
Cotton Merino (Katia)Aran16 m4,5 - 5,0 mm105 m50 g70% Cotton - 30% Merino Wool
Cotton Stretch (Katia)Fingering23 m3,5 - 4,5 mm170 m50 g87% Cotton - 13% Polyester
Fair Cotton Craft (Katia) Fingering27 m3,0 mm620 m200 g100% Cotton organic
Gatsby (Katia)Sports25 m3,0 - 3,5 mm118 m50 g77% Viscose-15% Polyamide-8% Met. Polyester
Infinity Shawl (Katia)Fingering19 m4,0 - 4,5 mm600 m150 g100% Merino wool
Jaipur (Katia)Lace32 m1,25 - 1,75 mm280 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Kid Silk (Viking)Sports24 m3,0 mm200 m25 g77% Kid Mohair - 23% Silk
Linen Soft (Scheepjess)DK22 m3,5 mm135 m50 g47% Cotton - 27% Linen - 26% Acrylic
Magic Diamonds (Katia)Aran18 m5,0 - 6,0 mm260 m100 g50% Wool - 42% Acrylic - 8% Polyamide
Melody Color (Katia)bulky15 m5,5 - 6,0 mm280 m100 g90% Merino Wool - 10% Polyamide
Melody (Katia)bulky15 m5,5 - 6,0 mm280 m100 g90% Merino Wool - 10% Polyamide
Merino 100% (Katia)DK23 m4,0 - 4,5 mm102 m50 g100% Merino wool
Merino Baby (Katia)Sports26 m3,0 - 3,5 mm165 m50 g100% Merino wool
Merino Baby Plus (Katia)Sports26 m3,0 - 3,5 mm165 m50 g100% Merino wool
Merino Soft (Scheepjess)DK19 m4,0 mm105 m50 g50% Merino Wool - 25% Micro - 25% Acrylic
Merino Sport (Katia)Aran18 m5,0 - 5,5 mm80 m50 g100% Merino wool
Phil Alaska (Phildar) Super Bulky10 m_10,0 mm31 m50 g100% Wool superwash
Phil Express (Phildar)Super Bulky07 m_12,0 mm60 m200 g80% Acrylic - 20% Wool superwash
Nebula (Phildar)Super Bulky12 m7,0 mm51 m50 g41% Wool - 41% Acrylic - 18% Polyamide
Playa (World)Sports24 m3,0 - 4,0 mm330 m100 g100% Acrylic
Polar (Katia)Super Bulky07 m7,0 - 8,0 mm60 m100 g100% Polyester
River Washed (Scheepjess)Sports24 m3,0 - 3,5 mm130 m50 g78% Cotton - 22% Acrylic
River Washed XL (Scheepjess)Aran14 m5,0 mm75 m50 g78% Cotton - 22% Acrylic
Seta Mohair (Katia)DK22 m3,5 - 4,0 mm93 m25 g70% Mulberry Silk - 30% Mohair Supersilk
Set Tweed II (Katia) Fingering28 m3,0 mm400 m100 g55% Wool-23% Polyamide-20% Silk-2% Elastane
Silk Mohair (Katia)Lace20 m4,0 - 4,5 mm200 m25 g70% Mohair Superkid - 30% Silk
Silky Lace (Katia)Lace26 m3,0 - 3,5 mm260 m50 g80% Merino Extrafine - 20% Silk
Soft Fun Watercolor (Scheepjess)DK21 m3,5 - 4,0 mm140 m50 g60% Cotton - 40% Acrylic
Soft Fun Denim (Scheepjess)DK21 m3,5 - 4,0 mm140 m50 g60% Cotton - 40% Acrylic
Soft Fun (Scheepjess)DK21 m3,5 - 4,0 mm140 m50 g60% Cotton - 40% Acrylic
Spirit (Scheepjess)Fingering22 m3,5 - 4,0 mm240 m50 g56% Cotton - 44% Acrylic
Stardust (Scheepjess)DK22 m3,0 - 3,5 mm540 m100 g75% Acrylic-11% Wool-11% Mohair-3% Met. Polyester
Stone Washed (Scheepjess)Sports24 m3,0 - 3,5 mm130 m50 g78% Cotton - 22% Acrylic
Stone Washed XL (Scheepjess)Aran14 m5,0 mm75 m50 g70% Cotton - 30% Acrylic
Tencel Cotton (Katia)DK22 m3,0 - 4,0 mm120 m50 g67% Lyocell - 33% Cotton
Tencel Merino (Katia)Sports24 m3,0 - 3,5 mm134 m50 g70 & Lyocell - 30% Merino Wool
Velor (Katia)Aran18 m5,5 --6,0 m150 m100 g80% Polyamide - 20% Polyester
Velvet Fine (Katia)Aran18 m3,0 - 3,5 mm160 m50 m100% Polyester
Versailles (Katia)DK22 m3,5 - 4,0 mm100 m50 g97% Viscose-2% Metallic Polyester-1% Polyamide
Wanderlust (Scheepjes)Aran19 m4,0 mm232 m50 g100% Acrylic
Whirl (Scheepjess)Fingering25 m3,5 - 4,0 mm1000 m215 g50% Cotton - 50% Acrylic
Whirlette (Scheepjess)Fingering25 m3,5 - 4,0 mm455 m100 g60% Cotton - 40% Acrylic
Magic Ball Crazy (Shovel Wool)Fingering30 m2,0 - 3,0 mm420 m100 g75% Wool superwash - 25% Polyamide
Magic Ball (Shovel Wool)Fingering30 m2,0 - 3,0 mm420 m100 g75% Wool superwash - 25% Polyamide
Pingo Arlequin (Penguin)Sports23 m3,5 - 4,0 mm126 m50 g100% Microfiber acrylic
Pingo Douceur 4 (Penguin)DK21 m3,5 - 4,0 mm138 m50 g100% Microfiber acrylic
Pingo Douceur 6 (Penguin)Aran14 m6,0 mm50 m50 g100% Microfiber acrylic
Pingo Dream (Penguin)bulky10 m8,0 mm99 m100 g80% Acrylic - 20% Polyamide
Pingo Shiny (Penguin)jumbo6 m15,0 mm40 m100 g98% Acrylic - 2% Polyester
Sugar RushLace33 m1,25 - 1,5 mm280 m50 g100% Cotton mercerized
Sweet Treat (Scheepjes)Lace33 m1,25 - 1,5 mm140 m25 g100% Cotton mercerized
Tilda Cotton Eco (Svarta Fåret)Sports26 m3,5 mm75 m25 g100% Cotton organic
Nova (Järbo)Sports26 m3,0 mm170 m50 g100% Organic Cotton
Björk (Viking)Sports25 m2,5 - 3,0 mm147 m50 g50% Cotton - 50% Bamboo
Bambino (Viking)Fingering28 m2,5 - 3,0 mm176 m50 g50% Cotton - 50% Bamboo
Bamboo (Viking)DK22 m3,5 - 4,0 mm110 m50 g50% Cotton - 50% Bamboo