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4.5

Malabrigo Chunky

Malabrigo Chunky is everything we love about our original Malabrigo worsted -- beautiful colors in a supersoft 100% merino -- and more. Malabrigo Chunky is a chunky three-ply yarn that will make a sturdier fabric perfect for heavier sweaters and super-warm winter accessories.

Please note: Malabrigo Chunky 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
Weight/Yardage:
3.5 oz/104 Yards
Gauge:
3-3.5 sts=1" #10-11 needles
Knitting Weight:
Bulky
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MalabrigoChunky
 
4.5

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (10)
  • Good weight (9)
  • Nice texture (8)
  • Soft (8)
  • Easy to fix (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats (4)
    • Sweaters (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (8)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Feels amazing!

    I knitted the State Street Cowl with this yarn (actually.... I knitted 7 of them... for Christmas gifts!) It was a fantastic choice for yarn as it's very soft,...Read complete review

    I knitted the State Street Cowl with this yarn (actually.... I knitted 7 of them... for Christmas gifts!) It was a fantastic choice for yarn as it's very soft, squishy, and warm! I have gotten so many compliments on the cowls! The Malabrigo chunky yarn is dyed so beautifully and comes in a nice range of colors. It also feels amazing to knit with (which is a must!) *FYI - For anyone making this cowl w/ Malabrigo chunky: I had to knit fewer rows of ribbing because there wasn't enough yarn to do the complete pattern. It still looks amazing!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    okay but not great

    dull, pilly, and heavy

    dull, pilly, and heavy

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    4.0

    Nice cozy jacket material

    By Anita

    from Ontario, Canada

    About Me Artist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly

    Cons

    • Black Was Not Black Enoug

    Best Uses

    • Felting
    • Hats
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

    Great for a sweater/jacket

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    4.0

    More flattering on thin figures

    By Georgia Gypsy

    from Dekalb County, GA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Fix
    • Good color selection
    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Tangled Within Skein

    Best Uses

    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

    Yarn arrives in skeins that must be wound into balls. About 25% of skeins have tangles inside them, making the winding process go too slowly.

    This weight yarn is more flattering to the thin figure unless it is in a hat or gloves. Neck warmer or scarf adds to the weight around the neck on a more rounded figure.

    Color range is beautiful.

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    • No

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Feels amazing!

    By TM

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

        I knitted the State Street Cowl with this yarn (actually.... I knitted 7 of them... for Christmas gifts!) It was a fantastic choice for yarn as it's very soft, squishy, and warm! I have gotten so many compliments on the cowls! The Malabrigo chunky yarn is dyed so beautifully and comes in a nice range of colors. It also feels amazing to knit with (which is a must!) *FYI - For anyone making this cowl w/ Malabrigo chunky: I had to knit fewer rows of ribbing because there wasn't enough yarn to do the complete pattern. It still looks amazing!

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        • No

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        5.0

        Gorgeous yarn

        By Susan loves to knit

        from Lexington, SC

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

            My only negative about this yarn is that the color transition between skeins is not always smooth

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent Choice

            By Adeline317

            from Evansville, IN

            About Me Enthusiast, Retired Grandparent

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Professional Quality
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Afghan
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

              Great yarn to work with, so soft and easy to use. . . highly recommend for any project requiring bulky yarn!!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Quick knit, super soft

              By kerna2

              from West Michigan

              About Me Crafter, Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Blankets
                • Hats

                Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

                I purchased two skeins of this in different colors to knit some hats for Christmas. They knit up fast and easy. Both were super warm too. I would use this again.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                4.0

                Lovely Violetas

                By Knit-wit Carol

                from Sonoma County CA

                About Me Casual Knitter, Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Coats And Jackets

                  Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

                  Very nice feel, soft and smooth. Beautiful color.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Love this yarn

                  By Jojoknitz

                  from King George, VA

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Weight
                  • Knits Quickly
                  • Nice Texture
                  • Soft

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gloves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

                    I have thoroughly enjoyed my first sweater knitting experience, because of this yarn! It is so enjoyable to work with. The colors make me smile, as they pass through my fingers... Gorgeous!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    A Favorite for Hats

                    By Lavs

                    from Spokane WA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture
                    • Soft

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Hats
                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

                      Excellent for hats and other garments as it is soft and non-itchy. My fussy kids happily wear their hats knit with Malabrigo. Great colors too

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Beautiful and incredibly soft

                      By Suzy

                      from South Carolina

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Weight
                      • Knits Quickly
                      • Soft

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Shawl

                        Comments about Malabrigo Chunky:

                        This yarn in natural quickly knitted up into a gorgeous prayer shawl! I used size 11 bamboo needles.

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                        • No

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