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Malabrigo Mecha

Soft and cozy, Malabrigo Mecha is 100% superwash wool. Mecha means "single ply" in Uruguayan Spanish and this bulky weight yarn is one strand of gently twisted wool with a light halo and oodles of color. Mecha is saturated in Malabrigo's signature deep, rich tones. Imagine this sumptuous, squishy wool worked up into a favorite sweater or stunning accessories, all so easy to care for! Made in Peru.

Please note: Malabrigo Mecha is produced in dye lots of 10. Any order for more than 10 hanks will be of mixed dye lots.

Content:
100% Pure Merino Superwash Wool
Care:
Machine Wash Cold, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/130yds
Gauge:
2.75-3.25 sts = 1" on US 10-11
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
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MalabrigoMecha
 
4.6

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (35)
  • Good weight (31)
  • Knits quickly (29)
  • Nice texture (28)
  • Machine washable (22)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (32)
    • Hats (24)
    • Sweaters (20)
    • Gloves (12)
    • Felting (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (23), Artist (8), Parent (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (34), Yes (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Toasteee...aah

    I love this yarn..chunky, quick knit..knitted scarf frogged and knitted again over a period of four nights. The best thing about this yarn is its SOFTNESS &...Read complete review

    I love this yarn..chunky, quick knit..knitted scarf frogged and knitted again over a period of four nights. The best thing about this yarn is its SOFTNESS & WARMTH...heaven!! With the polar vortex passing over the Northeast..my scarf has become my constant companion - it's lightweight, soft and so very, very warm.
    My biggest frustration is the freaking colors...my colors varied from the pics; they are supposedly produced in dye lots of 10...my orders were from same dye lot - Made a scarf from Candombe and frogged because the last of 3 hanks was so different from the other two (moved it to the middle). I just received the Arco Iris and it is not what I expected...BUT...the warmth makes it forgivable..

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Disappointed this year...

    I've been a huge fan of Malabrigo yarns. My husband's favorite hat was made last year from Mecha yarn. So this year (2014) I splurged on a number of skeins in different...Read complete review

    I've been a huge fan of Malabrigo yarns. My husband's favorite hat was made last year from Mecha yarn. So this year (2014) I splurged on a number of skeins in different colorways. My intended use was one skein moebius scarves for sale and gifts. The skeins looked different out of the package. I hand ball them so I noticed that there was an unexpected "thick/thin" charateristic to the yarn. And the thin parts are compacted and rough. Then the knots showed up. I hate knots and think they're a major ding to customers. Especially when they show up in order to add a random small poorly spun stretch of yarn at the end to fill their yardage - grrrr....! Not one skein, but all of them! Which means I have to rethink how I'll use these yarns. Coasters? yikes! So one star for good price. One star for great color. That's it. I'll pay extra and stick with Madelinetosh.

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    5.0

    I would buy it again.

    By Irene the Marathoner

    from Los Altos, CA

    About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Felting
      • Hats
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

      For simple tunic sweater. The color is deep with subtle variations. Yarn knits up well.

      It is warm.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Exceeded my expectations

      By Anna

      from Burlington, Vt.

      About Me Tired Of Sweater Knitting

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • All Same Dye Lot

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Couch Throw

        Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

        I bought 30 skeins. I was pleasantly surprised you were able to supply that many from same dye lot!
        I could not find the needle size I needed locally.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Love It!

        By Monzi

        from Mesa Az

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

          This yarn is everything I thought it would be. Soft and squishy and the color is beautiful. I am knitting a jacket for my sister. Will definitely not hesitate to use this yarn again. Service from Webs is outstanding.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Kind of obsessed!

          By Meredith

          from Wakefield, RI

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Machine Washable
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

            I love love love this yarn. So easy to knit with! I made hats, mittens, and two cowls with this and loved knitting every single yard. The colors are somewhat inconsistent across skeins but I think that adds to the interest of the finished pieces. The texture of the finished pieces was delightfully soft and did not pill even after wearing all winter. I can't wait to buy more!

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            • No

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            5.0

            a favorite

            By wolfhound love

            from indiana

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful colors
            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Decadent Blankets
              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

              Probably my favorite yarn company, the colors are all beautiful. The Mecha yarn is smooth and slightly pearly giving it a rich look and feel.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Lovely to hold

              By The Brit

              from Central Ohio

              About Me Crafts Person, Enthusiast, Skilled knitter

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Beautifully Dyed
              • Good Weight
              • Interesting Texture
              • Knits Quickly
              • Machine Washable
              • Soft "hand"

              Cons

              • Did Not Find Any

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

              I made mittens, a hat and small cowl, all with just three skeins. The color name, London Sky, was perfect.

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              • No

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              5.0

              What a great look!!

              By Nanna Ski

              from Lacey, WA

              About Me Collector, Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • No cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

              I used this yarn for a sweater and it looks great!

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              • No

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              4.0

              Color matters!!

              By Irish2122

              from Cranesville N.Y.

              About Me Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Easy To Fix
              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Knits Quickly
              • Machine Washable
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

                This yarn is fabulous. So wonderfully soft and luxurious. Knits like a dream. Very rich looking. The reason I'm not giving it a five is due to the color variance. The yarn I ordered was lighter, various shades of violet, gray, some green. The yarn I got is a VERY dark, almost blackish, blue, with very faint hints of other colors. It is 100% different from the yarn I ordered. I have worked with other kinds of yarn dyed this way, and do expect some color variation, but this is SOOOOO different, it's annoying. The color is lovely, and looks beautiful on a cowl I'm making, but it is not what I ordered. Perhaps the company may take pictures of what the color variations are and tell you, "you may get any of these assorted shades". I will definitely buy it again, keeping in mind that the color will be alot darker than shown. But,it IS wonderful stuff. No doubt about it!

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                4.0

                Beautiful to knit

                By WhitsKnits

                from Regina, SK

                About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Hides Mistakes
                • Knits Quickly
                • Machine Washable
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

                  I'm knitting a blanket out of this right now. It's beautiful! It's knitting up fast. It's soft and cuddly. It seems very durable. I've only found one break in the 6 balls I've knit up so far. But ball to ball the colouring is unique. I was initially disappointed by this... I ordeed 14 balls they're all the same dye lot, but every one looks just a little but different. Maybe not the best choice if you wanted a bold look, but now that I have a few balls back to back I feel like it has that patchwork look that is one of a kind.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  will buy again

                  By pam from chicago

                  from chicago

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Hats
                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Malabrigo Mecha:

                  You will love to knit with yarn , and will love the product. Obviously high quality yarn. Beautiful colors!

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                  • No

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