America's Yarn Store
Shop by Category

 

New Yarns for Fall

test caption placement

  • More Views

    4.8

    Malabrigo Rastita

    It's Rastita from Malabrigo, Rasta's little cousin! Rastita is the same so-soft, slightly fulled 100% merino wool, but in a versatile DK weight. You'll fall in love with Rastita's radiant hand-dyed hues and 300+ yds/hank. Rastita is perfect for finer-gauge projects that show off those unmistakeable Malabrigo colors. Made in Uruguay.

    To give you an idea of what you can do with Malabrigo Rastita, have a look at this Customer Spotlight on our blog.

    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 Rastita 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:
    100g/310yds
    Gauge:
    5-5.5 sts = 1" on US 6-7
    Knitting Weight:
    DK
    $15.20 hank Discountable
    • PEACOCK In Stock 21 hanks $15.20
    • AGUAS In Stock 44 hanks $15.20
    • CEREZA In Stock 6 hanks $15.20
    • CHIRCAS In Stock 43 hanks $15.20
    • DEWBERRY In Stock 49 hanks $15.20
    • GLITTER In Stock 36 hanks $15.20
    • INDIECITA In Stock 2 hanks $15.20
    • JUPITER In Stock 23 hanks $15.20
    • LOTUS In Stock 11 hanks $15.20
    • MARTE In Stock 26 hanks $15.20
    • MOSTAZA In Stock 50+ hanks $15.20
    • NATURAL In Stock 17 hanks $15.20
    • NOMEOLVIDE Nomeolvides In Stock 21 hanks $15.20
    • PLOMO In Stock 25 hanks $15.20
    • SOLIS In Stock 24 hanks $15.20
    • VOLCAN In Stock 30 hanks $15.20
    • ZARZAMORA In Stock 11 hanks $15.20
    Close
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    MalabrigoRastita
     
    4.8

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    91%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good weight (8)
    • Nice texture (8)
    • Knits quickly (7)
    • Soft (7)
    • Dyed evenly (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves (5)
      • Sweaters (5)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Enthusiast (7)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (9)

      Reviewed by 11 customers

      Sort by

      Displaying reviews 1-10

      Back to top

      Previous | Next »

       
      4.0

      Lovely yarn with a caveat

      By Sheltiegirl

      from Alexandria, VA

      About Me Experienced knitter

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful Color And Textu
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • This Yarn Was Lovely

      Cons

      • 2nd Skein Full Of Knots

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

      I really enjoyed working with Rastita. It is a roving spun yarn but had no tendency to twist or knot. It was very easy to knit and I didn't feel any need to block when finished. I am a diehard wet blocker!

      Service and delivery comments:

      I absolutely love to order from Webs! Marvelous selection of superb yarns. This order arrived very promptly and I started my project immediately. Regrettably, the second skein was full of knots and not suitable for the reversible cowl I was making. I emailed a picture to customer service and Debbie quickly and graciously sent another skein, even matched the dye lot! Thank you, Debbie, for your excellent customer service! I shall be back to Webs soon.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Very nice yarn!

      By Shalga

      from San Antonio Texas

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

          The colors in my Peacock yarn are beautiful. I plan to make another shawl from this shade for my daughter-in-law as she saw it and liked it too.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Luxerious

          By Bonbon

          from Medford,or

          About Me Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Poncho
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

            I am using rastita to make a simple, drapey shawl and it is a perfect weight and variegated color for that. A real pleasure to work with.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Malabrigo color in a squishy DK

            By Katie

            from New York, NY

            About Me Enthusiast, Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves
              • Socks
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

              I made a shawlette for my grandmother with the colorway Marte. The yarn was a joy to work with and glowed with Malabrigo's signature staurated colors. The finished object was wonderfully soft and hid my little mistakes, and in the final blocking the yarn held the lace points nicely. I have yet to see how it holds up over time, but I have no complaints!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Divine

              By tmgukcatfan

              from Philadelphia, PA

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gloves
                • Hats
                • Scarves

                Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                I bought this yarn to use to make a special surprise gift for an aunt. The color was spectacular and the yarn was very soft. It works up nicely and was a pleasure to work with. I knit the "Age of Steam and Brass" shawl from Ravelry and had enough yarn to extend the pattern just a little. It turned out to be the perfect size and my aunt loves it! I would use this yarn again in a heartbeat.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                MADLY in love!

                By Miss Ophelia Rose

                from NC

                About Me Knit To Escape, Knit To Relax, Obsessed With Knitting

                See all my reviews

                Pros

                • Beautiful color
                • Does not split
                • Knits easily

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                    I love Malabrigo yarns. The colors are stunning, and the end result is unique. I am using Mostaza. The yarn changes color in different lighting. In artificial light, the greens take over, and the color is sort of a military green effect. In sunlight, the yellows take over, and the green becomes more of a chartreuse. It is stunning! I am knitting a sweaterdress, and couldn't be more pleased. The yarn handles beautifully, slips easily and does not split.

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    LOVE Webs! Great customer service and quick shipping. This is a wonderful company!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Gorgeous yarn!

                    By Audrey

                    from Manitoba, Canada

                    About Me Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Nice Texture

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                        Beautiful yarn! Colour was so rich, and the yarn so soft. A joy to knit with it.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        Comment on this review

                         
                        5.0

                        Gorgeous in every way

                        By Katie

                        from Meriden, CT

                        About Me Enthusiast, Parent

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                            I used one skein for a crescent shawl and it is perfect: the stitch definition is amazing, the color is amazing and the feel of the yarn on the needles is amazing. Can't go wrong here.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            Comment on this review

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            gorgeous yarn

                            By talice

                            from vermont

                            About Me Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Beautiful colors
                            • Knits up beautifully
                            • Super Soft

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                                I'm using this Malabrigo yarn for a sweater. It's a great mid-weight and the variegated colors are lovely. I've used the worsted weight in the past and found it equally satisfactory.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                Comment on this review

                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Nice Yarn but Colors are so-so

                                By jry002

                                from Maryland

                                About Me Enthusiast

                                See all my reviews

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Good Weight
                                • Knits Quickly
                                • Nice Texture
                                • Soft

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Scarves
                                  • Sweaters

                                  Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                                  The yarn is wonderfully soft and knits up quickly, but I'm really not in love with the colors. I purchased the yarn in glitter and chircas, and the colors are very dull. I think the color swatches that are put up should be corrected to give a more accurate depiction. If it wasn't for the softness and quality of the yarn, I'd probably give a negative review because I was disappointed.

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  Comment on this review

                                  Displaying reviews 1-10

                                  Back to top

                                  Previous | Next »

                                • Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
                                  To
                                  If you have an account you may Log In to access your saved contacts.
                                  From
                                  Message

                                Webs Discount

                                20% Off
                                On highlighted items totaling $60 or more!
                                25% Off
                                On highlighted items totaling $120 or more!