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Alternative to Lion Brand cupcake yarn?

I have found a shawl pattern that requires Lion Brand cupcake yarn. We are unable to get that brand in Australia. wondering if anybody has ideas of alternative yarns found in Australia that would be suitable. It equates to approx 10-12ply yarn but unsure about which crotchet hook you would need. The pattern recommends N-13 hook with worsted weight yarn. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/70474AD.html
Is this the pattern you are talking about? According to Lion Brand’s website, cupcake yarn is worsted weight yarn (4 ply), so you should be able to use any worsted weight yarn you like. It does look like you need 10 to 12 ounces of yarn, so if you got a larger skein, you should only need two skeins of the brand of your choice. This is the link to their description of cupcake yarn.

http://cache.lionbrand.com//yarns/cupcake.html

I would recommend you read their description and study the photo then head to the store to find a yarn that you think is comparable. Even though I am from the US, I have never seen this yarn in the stores here.

From what I understand, the US is the country that uses letters in their hook sizes. (Don’t ask me why. We are weird.) According to the chart I have, size N is the same as 9.00 mm. It’s one of the largest hooks available.

Sorry I’m not more helpful, but I hope it helps a little.

Talks from the Yarniverse with Edie Eckman



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860-104 Vannas Choice Yarn, Pink Grapefruit


$9.93


LION BRAND-Vanna’s Choice Yarn. This is a silky-soft premium basic yarn that is the easy-care yarn Vanna loves enough to call her own. With its supple hand and stunning stitch quality, Vanna’s Choice has the versatility to help you create the designs of your dreams. Make a simple sweater, shape a stylish shawl or fashion a stunning afghan. Solids: 100% acrylic, 3.5oz/100g, 170yd/156m. Prints: 92% acrylic/8% rayon, 3oz/85g, 145yd/133m. Twists: 100% acrylic, 2.5oz/70g, 121 yd/111m. Gauge: knit: 16st x 22r = 4in/10cm on size 9/5.5mm needles, crochet:12sc x 15r = 4in/10cm on size J10/6mm hook. Care: machine wash warm (104F/40C max. temp), tumble dry, do not bleach, do not iron. Color – Pink Grapefruit Dimension – 8 x 3.5 x 3.5 in. Item weight – 0.21875 lbs.

860-106 Vannas Choice Yarn, Aquamarine


860-106 Vannas Choice Yarn, Aquamarine


$9.93


LION BRAND-Vanna’s Choice Yarn. This is a silky-soft premium basic yarn that is the easy-care yarn Vanna loves enough to call her own. With its supple hand and stunning stitch quality, Vanna’s Choice has the versatility to help you create the designs of your dreams. Make a simple sweater, shape a stylish shawl or fashion a stunning afghan. Solids: 100% acrylic, 3.5oz/100g, 170yd/156m. Prints: 92% acrylic/8% rayon, 3oz/85g, 145yd/133m. Twists: 100% acrylic, 2.5oz/70g, 121 yd/111m. Gauge: knit: 16st x 22r = 4in/10cm on size 9/5.5mm needles, crochet:12sc x 15r = 4in/10cm on size J10/6mm hook. Care: machine wash warm (104F/40C max. temp), tumble dry, do not bleach, do not iron. Color – Aquamarine Dimension – 8 x 3.5 x 3.5 in. Item weight – 0.21875 lbs.

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860-111 Vannas Choice Yarn, Sky Blue


$9.93


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$9.93


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$9.93


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860-183 Vannas Choice Yarn, Periwinkle


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$9.93


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860-191 Vannas Choice Yarn, Lilac


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$8.95


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$9.93


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$9.93


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Kolder KO0802810810 Krazy Kover - Penn State Nittany Lion


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$9.93


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Latch Hook Kit 12X12-Lion King


Latch Hook Kit 12X12-Lion King


$16.33


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Lion Brand 135-101 Hometown USA Yarn - Providence Pink


Lion Brand 135-101 Hometown USA Yarn – Providence Pink


$10.48


Hometown USA Yarn for Providence Pink We provide toys and games to create a new dream world. We are designing, developing and manufacturing high quality, innovative toys and games around the world. We are leading game innovators recognized for our creative products, high caliber and commitment to those with whom we do business. We offer the highest quality products that bring people together to learn and create. Specifications Weight: 0.43 lbs

Lion Brand 135-103 Hometown USA Yarn - Baton Rouge Fuchsia


Lion Brand 135-103 Hometown USA Yarn – Baton Rouge Fuchsia


$10.48


Hometown USA Yarn Made in the USA, perfect for school and sports team colors. Fashion forward shades for home decor, afghans, hats, scarves and more. As a super bulky yarn, it works up quickly. An easy care, machine washable yarn. Specifications Color: Baton Rouge Fuchsia Fiber: 100% acrylic Yarn Weight: 5 oz (140 grams) (81 yards (74m) Gauge: Knit: 9 stitches x 12 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size 13 (9mm) needles, Crochet: 6 sc + 18 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size N-13 hook, #6 Bulky Weight Yarn Dyelotted: Yes Washing Instructions: Machine wash, dry low Weight: 5.28 lbs

Lion Brand 135-104 Hometown USA Yarn - Fort Lauderdale Coral


Lion Brand 135-104 Hometown USA Yarn – Fort Lauderdale Coral


$10.48


Hometown USA Yarn Made in the USA, perfect for school and sports team colors. Fashion forward shades for home decor, afghans, hats, scarves and more. As a super bulky yarn, it works up quickly. An easy care, machine washable yarn. Specifications Color: Fort Lauderdale Coral Fiber: 100% acrylic Yarn Weight: 5 oz (140 grams) (81 yards (74m) Gauge: Knit: 9 stitches x 12 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size 13 (9mm) needles, Crochet: 6 sc + 18 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size N-13 hook, #6 Bulky Weight Yarn Dyelotted: Yes Washing Instructions: Machine wash, dry low Weight: 5.28 lbs

Lion Brand 135-106 Hometown USA Yarn - Maui Aqua


Lion Brand 135-106 Hometown USA Yarn – Maui Aqua


$10.48


Hometown USA Yarn Made in the USA, perfect for school and sports team colors. Fashion forward shades for home decor, afghans, hats, scarves and more. As a super bulky yarn, it works up quickly. An easy care, machine washable yarn. Specifications Color: Maui Aqua Fiber: 100% acrylic Yarn Weight: 5 oz (140 grams) (81 yards (74m) Gauge: Knit: 9 stitches x 12 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size 13 (9mm) needles, Crochet: 6 sc + 18 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size N-13 hook, #6 Bulky Weight Yarn Dyelotted: Yes Washing Instructions: Machine wash, dry low Weight: 5.28 lbs

Lion Brand 135-109 Hometown USA Yarn - Fort Worth Blue


Lion Brand 135-109 Hometown USA Yarn – Fort Worth Blue


$10.48


Hometown USA Yarn Made in the USA, perfect for school and sports team colors. Fashion forward shades for home decor, afghans, hats, scarves and more. As a super bulky yarn, it works up quickly. An easy care, machine washable yarn. Specifications Color: Fort Worth Blue Fiber: 100% Acrylic Yarn Weight: 5 oz (140 grams) (81 yards (74m) Gauge: Knit: 9 stitches x 12 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size 13 (9mm) needles, Crochet: 6 sc + 18 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size N-13 hook, #6 Bulky Weight Yarn Dyelotted: Yes Washing Instructions: Machine wash, dry low Weight: 5.28 lbs

Lion Brand 135-112 Hometown USA Yarn - Miami Seafoam


Lion Brand 135-112 Hometown USA Yarn – Miami Seafoam


$10.48


Hometown USA Yarn Made in the USA, perfect for school and sports team colors. Fashion forward shades for home decor, afghans, hats, scarves and more. As a super bulky yarn, it works up quickly. An easy care, machine washable yarn. Specifications Color: Miami Seafoam Fiber: 100% acrylic Yarn Weight: 5 oz (140 grams) (81 yards (74m) Gauge: Knit: 9 stitches x 12 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size 13 (9mm) needles, Crochet: 6 sc + 18 rows = 4″ (10 cm) on size N-13 hook, #6 Bulky Weight Yarn Dyelotted: Yes Washing Instructions: Machine wash, dry low Weight: 5.28 lbs

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