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4.6

Malabrigo Worsted

Hand Dyed incredible soft Merino wool. With the subtle variations in color and texture only hand dyed yarns have and all the sensuality of a good handspun yarn.

Malabrigo Worsted is a gorgeous, pure merino wool. Malabrigo is unbelievable - the colors are spectactular, the feel is incredibly soft. You won't believe how amazing Malabrigo is until you feel it!

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

Content:
100% Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
100g/210yds
Gauge:
4-5 sts = 1" on US 7-9
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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MalabrigoWorsted
 
4.6

(based on 77 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (60)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (50)
  • Good weight (46)
  • Nice texture (46)
  • Knits quickly (38)
  • Dyed evenly (21)

Cons

  • Sheds (7)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (43)
  • Hats (38)
  • Sweaters (30)
  • Gloves (14)
  • Felting (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (38), Artist (11), Parent (11), Collector (6), Novice (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (61)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Perfect in so many ways

I fully concur with all the previous reviewers, and just add a few lines here on the felting quality of this yarn. Knitting it, initially, you're struck by how soft and pleasant this...Read complete review

I fully concur with all the previous reviewers, and just add a few lines here on the felting quality of this yarn. Knitting it, initially, you're struck by how soft and pleasant this yarn is, it's beautiful drape, and luxurious feel. I just happened to have this pattern for a felted hat, so I wanted to give it a go, to see if I can figure it out, and if this yarn works well for felting. It took a few rather aggressive rounds in the washer and dryer before the hat had shrunk to its intended size, but what a nice hat it is! The softness of the yarn carried beautifully through, and the colors blended well. There are easier yarns that felt much more willingly, I'm sure, but if you want to add softness and delightful hand-dyed colors to your project, this is where I'd start.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Pills and mats

This yarn is incredibly soft but the pilling and shedding was excessive. I returned it after knitting the back of a sweater. This knitted piece almost appeared matted. I have seen pictures of...Read complete review

This yarn is incredibly soft but the pilling and shedding was excessive. I returned it after knitting the back of a sweater. This knitted piece almost appeared matted. I have seen pictures of the knitted garments in this wool and the amount of pilling was dramatic so this was not an isolated case. Best use is for felting

Reviewed by 77 customers

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5.0

Malabrigo Yarns Are Incredibly Soft

By Irish Knitter

from Binghamton, NY

About Me Celtic Knitter

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Sheds

    Best Uses

    • Mittens
    • Scarves

    Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

    I am a Celtic knitter and have chosen to use the gorgeous colors of the Malabrigo yarns for winter accesories. The yarn has worked up beautifully in some of the most complicated knots and designs. I am thrilled by the softness of the yarn and must encourage anyone who thinks they are allergic to wool to give it a try. I never could have done this before. This yarn is tops. Had a little trouble with one skein of the blue ombre breaking, but the rest have been top notch!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Malabrigo Worsted

    By Pat

    from Takoma Park, Maryland

    About Me Enthusiast

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lovely Hand Niced Yarn

    Cons

    • Color Very Different

    Best Uses

      Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

      I ordered Violettas. The color as it appears on the website is much lighter and more varigated. The actual yarn is almost entirely dark purple, significantly different and not suitable for the cable project I was planning. I think given the discrepancy I will only buy Malabrigo in person in the future. That being said, the order was correctly filled, and Webs kindly offered a refund which I opted not to take. I'll just make something different. Disappointing all in all.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Fantastic yarn

      By Dani

      from Boston, ma

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

        Malabrigo worsted has always been my favorite yarn. Beautiful texture, knits up very nicely. I would highly recommend this yarn to anyone who is thinking about giving it a try. Gorgeous colors as well.

        Service and delivery comments:

        I have no idea how Webs does it, but I always seem to get my yarn the day after I place my order. Super fast delivery no matter what time of year.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great product.

        By Judy Kay

        from Vancouver, WA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to work with
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Made Cowls For Christmas
          • Scarves

          Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

          Prompt delivery.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Lovely yarn

          By Ali Knitter

          from Greenville, SC

          About Me Artist, Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

            This was a gift for someone else, but it is a special yarn I like to share with others. All weights are good, especially sock. Uneven dye, but this is considered a specialty of this yarn. I think it knits up great, has a nice touch and is perfectly rustic (not too rough) for your winter accessories, socks and sweaters if you live in a cold climate.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Awesome!!

            By beejay

            from Sequim, WA

            About Me Enthusiast, Novice, Parent, Senior

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Really Love This Product
            • Soft

            Cons

            • Dye Was Uneven

            Best Uses

            • Cowls
            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

            I use the product to knit cowls, scarves and fingerless mitts. It is easy to knit with.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery was prompt; product arrived in good condition.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Pleasant to work with. No problem at all

            By Oreva

            from Montreal, Quebec.

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

              Made a sweater.

              Service and delivery comments:

              Smooth transaction, just a pity I get nailed each time by the Customs (I'm Canadian!)

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              3.0

              Malabrigo has been my most favorite yarn

              By DeDe

              from Nyc

              About Me Artist, Enthusiast, Novice, Parent

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

              • Sheds

              Best Uses

                Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                I'm disappointed at the weight. It is uniformly thin

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                • No

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                5.0

                Perfect Color

                By Lisabo

                from Edmonton

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                    Beautiful color saturation! I couldn't be more pleased with this yarn!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Always Top Shelf!

                    By kingston alpaca knits

                    from Buckfield, Maine

                    About Me Knit To Sell

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent quality
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves
                      • Sweaters

                      Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                      I use this yarn to make hats and scarves to sell. It yields a quality product at a reasonable price.

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                      • No

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