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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
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MalabrigoRastita
 
4.7

(based on 24 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (21)
  • Soft (20)
  • Good weight (19)
  • Knits quickly (13)
  • Dyed evenly (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (13)
  • Scarves (11)
  • Gloves (4)
  • Hats (4)
  • Socks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (17), Artist (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Malabrigo color in a squishy DK

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...Read complete review

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!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Rastita by Malabrio

Wanted to use for a blanket

Wanted to use for a blanket

Reviewed by 24 customers

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5.0

Nice hand

By Diane T

from Juneau, AK

About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

    I am really enjoying knitting a sweater with this yarn! Can't wait to wear it as it feels soft and comfy.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Beautiful!

    By mystery

    from Santa Rosa, ca

    About Me Experienced Beginner

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Beautiful colors
    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

    I love Malabrigo! Beautiful colors, soft, easy to handle. It's great for things next to your skin. Wonderful gifts.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Always fast and good condition.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    love the color and feel of the yarn. Def use again!

    By barbann

    from Missouri

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Felts
    • Not Machine Washable Or D

    Best Uses

    • Felting
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

    Loved working with this
    Can't wait to use again

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Lovely colors

    By Usedthread

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

      It is lighter weight than I imagined. Am making a sweater from it and the thinness of the resulting fabric is a bonus in our mild Texas winters. It's one of those soft yarns you can't put down. I've had no snagging or splitting at all.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Rastita

      By yogalass

      from Cape Girardeau, MO

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

        I am a big fan of Malabrigo yarns and am looking forward to knitting with the Rastita. I love DK weight yarn.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Soft, smooth and beautiful

        By fleurdelivre

        from RI

        About Me Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

            Rastita is a pleasure to knit. The subtle color variations add interest to plain old stockinette with out creating a distraction from the fabric itself or shape of the garment.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Rastita by Malabrio

            By LV

            from Rockport, MA

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Nice Texture
            • Soft
            • Too Thin For Dk

            Cons

            • Too Thin For Dk

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Scarves
            • Socks

            Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

            Wanted to use for a blanket

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Works Up Beautifully!

            By Becca

            from Western Massachusetts

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                I used this to make a shrug and I was afraid that the color bands would group and make a blotchy appearance in the garment. This did not happen and the resulting shrug was quite lovely!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Lovely yarn

                By lckain

                from Maryland

                About Me Enthusiast

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Doesn't Twist
                • Good colors
                • Good Weight
                • Hides Mistakes
                • Nice Texture
                • Nice Variegation
                • Soft

                Cons

                • Don't Trust Colors In Pic

                Best Uses

                • Sweaters

                Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                This is beautiful yarn, very easy to work with. After having gotten a couple hanks of the Nomeolvides locally, I was hoping the photo on Webs wasn't what they were stocking - happy to say it wasn't. The lots I got from Webs were same as what I got locally: Very dark, "mysterious" blues & steel with subtle variegation. Beautiful!!

                Service and delivery comments:

                Great, prompt service. Love Webs!!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                RASTITA MY FAVORITE YARN

                By Knit King

                from Southeast Texas

                About Me Artist

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves
                  • Sweaters

                  Comments about Malabrigo Rastita:

                  Malabrigo yarn is one of the best yarn brands on the market in my opinion. I am allergic to wool, but this Merino wool works great for me!

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                  • No

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