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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 72 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (56)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (47)
  • Nice texture (44)
  • Good weight (43)
  • Knits quickly (36)
  • Dyed evenly (21)

Cons

  • Sheds (6)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (39)
  • Hats (36)
  • Sweaters (29)
  • Gloves (12)
  • Felting (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (35), Artist (11), Parent (10), Collector (5), Novice (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (56)

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 72 customers

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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

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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!)

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      • 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!

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            • 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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              4.0

              Malabrigo - Worsted

              By June

              from Winchester, KY

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Felting
                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                Im kntting a hat, and it's already pilling before it's even done!! Nice and soft for a bald head though!

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                • No

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                5.0

                Worth the search-- I needed 14 skeins!

                By Pam

                from Concord, MA

                About Me Am Knitting A Warm Robe, Don't Like Striping Yarns, Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Knits Quickly
                • Nice Texture
                • Possible To Mix Dyelots
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Best With Simple Stitches

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Simple Stitches
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                I'm knitting a full length, belted robe with Malabrigo in "Sealing Wax". Simple stockinette stitch looks beautiful with this yarn. Love the color-- a muted red. I wanted a yarn that wasn't too heavy, but that would be warm. And, it had to be soft. I think I made the perfect choice.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Lightning fast delivery-- yay, WEBS! It was very difficult to find 14 skeins of Malabrigo in the same color. How great that WEBS is so well stocked! In addition, they told me I would be buying from two different dye lots, but assured me that the color match was good. They were absolutely right, I can't tell the difference between the two lots.

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                • No

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                5.0

                For my next project.

                By maudiesmom

                from Winona, Minnesota

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                      I have yet to use this yarn, so I can't comment on its performance, but it's a nice weight, wooly and beautiful. I'm anxious to begin a project with it.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      beautifull quality

                      By Charlotte

                      from Australia

                      About Me Creative, Enthusiast, Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Dyed Evenly
                      • Good Colour Distribution
                      • Good Weight
                      • Knits evenly
                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Machine Washable
                      • Nice Texture
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hats
                        • Scarves

                        Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                        to knit a slouchy hat

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        prompt delivery and in good condition.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        3.0

                        Hand dyed yarn

                        By Mema

                        from Boynton Beach, Florida

                        About Me Regular Knitter

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Weight
                        • Hides Mistakes
                        • Knits Quickly
                        • Nice Texture

                        Cons

                        • Color Of Skeins Not Same

                        Best Uses

                        • Pillow
                        • Used Foe A Pillow

                        Comments about Malabrigo Worsted:

                        I cannot use the two different skeins for the pillow. I hoped someone would have checked and sent two skeins close in color...mine was completely different. I have not had any issues prior to this order. I will continue to order but will have to be more careful in my selections

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                        • No

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