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Malabrigo Rasta

Malabrigo Rasta is a super soft, super bulky yarn available in breath-taking colors! We're sure you'll love this as much as all of the other yarns from Malabrigo. Rasta must be touched!  Made in Uruguay.

Note: As with all hand-dyed yarns, colors vary from dye lot to dye lot. The yarn color you receive may look different than the color pictured below.

Please note: Malabrigo Rasta is produced in dye lots of 5. Any order for more than 5 skeins will be of mixed dye lots. 

Content:
100% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
150g/90yd
Gauge:
2-2.5 sts = 1" on US 13-17
Knitting Weight:
Super Bulky
$22.00 hank Discountable
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MalabrigoRasta
 
4.7

(based on 42 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (34)
  • Knits quickly (30)
  • Nice texture (26)
  • Good weight (23)
  • Dyed evenly (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (26)
    • Hats (17)
    • Gloves (3)
    • Sweaters (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (23), Artist (9), Novice (5), Parent (5), Collector (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (32)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    merino nirvana

    wow I LOVE this yarn .If I could afford it, I would make everything from here on out from this yarn. So soft and thick and the depth of the colors-- I...Read complete review

    wow I LOVE this yarn .If I could afford it, I would make everything from here on out from this yarn. So soft and thick and the depth of the colors-- I got piedras and its amazing the range of colors within it, all the shades and speckled tones of ripening fruit. It doesnt fray or shed like some single ply supers you can even pull out and reknit several times and no shedding or fuzzies AT ALL, stays smooth and shiny.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Rasta

    I wanted this yarn after seeing a project made with it at my local yarn store, but the yarn I received barely looks like the same colorway I first saw in the store. Color...Read complete review

    I wanted this yarn after seeing a project made with it at my local yarn store, but the yarn I received barely looks like the same colorway I first saw in the store. Color is much duller.

    Reviewed by 42 customers

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    5.0

    Stunning colors

    By Still Learnin'

    from Littleton, CO

    About Me Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cowls
      • Felting
      • Scarves

      Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

      Unbelievably gorgeous colors. I make chunky cowls with this yarn, and they look like stained glass. My hanks did not have any knots in them, and very little variance in thickness throughout (no super skinny sections that you sometimes find in chunky yarns). Highly recommend.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Most beautiful

      By Glitter

      from New jersey

      About Me Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

        This is the most beautiful yarn I ever encountered!! I LOVE THE COLORING OF EVERY ONE!!! I will ALWAYS USE THIS MALABRIGO RASTA YARN IN ALL FUTUE PROJECTS. YES, it's expensive.. But worth every penny!!!!!!!

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        4.0

        Wonderful yarn

        By Jennybcrafty

        from Birmingham, AL

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Felting
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

          Love this yarn. So soft, thick, and warm! I made a long sleeved cardi with it. I had to adjust the size and pull it apart the first time. I noticed that after I pulled it out that the yarn started shedding

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          • No

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          5.0

          Can't get Enough!

          By Nehantic

          from Norwich, CT

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Knits Quickly
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

              A joy to work with, especially for cowls. Every stitch is a new excitement of color.

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              4.0

              Not so bulky

              By Linda

              from Albuquerque, NM

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Knits Quickly
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Scarves

                Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

                This skein of Rasta was not as bulky/thick as another color of same yarn I'd previously purchased. Disappointed, but i'll make cowl anyway.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Crazy Rasta

                By Jamaica Me Crazy

                from Las Vegas NV

                About Me Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

                  I am in love with this yarn. The colors are brilliant,the yarn is super soft, it knits up quickly, and with one hank you can knit up a stunning scarf. The only downside is that due to its popularity they run out of stock quickly. My advice is if you see the color you want is available purchase it immediately because tomorrow it probably won't be there.

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                  5.0

                  Love this yarn!

                  By fafaknits

                  from ny

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Scarves

                    Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

                    I've made cowls and hats with this fabulous yarn.

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                    5.0

                    Soft AND Colorful!

                    By Music City Carol

                    from Nashville, TN

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Beautiful Color Choices
                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft
                    • Varigated Hand Dyed

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

                      Knitted scarves for gifts
                      Great weight & softness
                      Wonderful price!
                      Might be great felted, hadn't tried that

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                      5.0

                      rasta

                      By berta

                      from norwood, ma

                      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

                        I'd have to say this is currently my all time favorite yarn in so many ways...my only disappointment is that most of the rasta is backordered and I'm told takes many weeks for restocking...I guess many others must love this yarn too...haha!

                        I LOVE this yarn, it be jammin'...

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                        5.0

                        Lovely colors, very soft

                        By Ginna

                        from CT

                        About Me Enthusiast

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Knits Quickly
                        • Soft

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Malabrigo Rasta:

                            This yarn does all the work. The simplest of patterns looks gorgeous because the colors are so nice. I've had numerous complements on a simple cowl made with this yarn. I'd like to make several more!

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