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Malabrigo Twist

Malabrigo Twist is a fabulously soft, plied, worsted weight yarn. You love Malabrigo for the softness and stunning colors, and now it's available in a plied version. You must feel and knit with this incredible yarn!

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

We will fill backorders as soon as stock is available.

Content:
100% Pure Baby Merino Wool
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
3.5oz/150yd
Gauge:
4-5 sts = 1" on US 8-11
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
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MalabrigoTwist
 
4.7

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Nice texture (18)
  • Soft (18)
  • Knits quickly (16)
  • Good weight (15)
  • Easy to fix (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves (17)
    • Sweaters (12)
    • Hats (9)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (12), Novice (4), Artist (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (19)

    Reviewed by 26 customers

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    5.0

    I Love This Yarn

    By cmmelinda

    from Long Beach, CA

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

      I used this yarn to make both gauntlets and a shrug. It is SO soft I can recommend it to my friends who normally don't like wool because of scratchiness. This is not scratchy at all. It is super soft and the colors (I have many) are gorgeous.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Wonderfully soft and cozy yarn

      By kmwriter

      from Apple Valley, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Dyed unevenly

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

      This yarn is perfect for the hat I'm making, very soft and easy to work with. Unfortunately, there are a few weird spots of color patchiness. Also, I bought the burgundy shade, which is not even close to burgundy, but more like a dark rust. It's pretty, but not at all what I was hoping for. I love the yarn though...very nice quality and softer than the Malabrigo yarns I've tried in the past.

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      • No

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Plump and fuzzy

      By Liz

      from Edmonton, AB

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Easy To Fix
      • Flexible Weight
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • A Bit Fragile
      • Small Dye Lots

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

      This light and soft yarn will generate a coat of fuzzy texture if you have to pull out a lot of rows over and over! Probably would felt well. Tip: work out a pattern problem on some scrap yarn. The sweater I am making is like a plump teddybear in my lap. Very plush and cosy. Shows stitch definition fairly well. Use rounded-tip needles as it will occasionally split. Not as tightly spun as some yarns. If you knit loosely, use a smaller needle since it has some especially slender areas. US 8 works well for even stitches that wiggle in closely together. Does not shed or pill. NOT scratchy! Pearl 10 had some dye lots that were pretty out there so look out for colour variance. Slightly heavier than usual worsted weight yarn, use best in thicker yarn applications.

      Service and delivery comments:

      I purchased in more than one order. Do not recall any problems.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My favorite yarn !!

      By Rather be Knitting

      from Chicopee MA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

        This is my favorite yarn ... the amazing colors, soft texture make anything created with it look unique and beautiful.

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        • No

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Better then ever!!

        By Linda

        from Door County Wisconsin

        About Me Artist

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • Vibrant Color

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Felting
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

          I felt oven mitts and mittens. This yarn has great colors and felts beautifully. Love it.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Wonderful to work with

          By loopsroh

          from Calala Australia

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

            Very easy to work with, soft and warm

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Malabrigo LOVE

            By Ashley

            from Ct

            About Me Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

                A+

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                It's so soft...

                By PJ09

                from Michigan

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Fix
                • Nice Texture
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Scarves

                  Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

                  Created my 1st mobius scarf with it. Now I want to do another.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Love, love, love!

                  By Deb

                  from Seattle

                  About Me Enthusiast

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hats
                    • Heirloom Home Accessories
                    • Scarves
                    • Sweaters

                    Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

                    No, it wasn't a gift, but if anyone wants to show their love, they can do it with a gift of Malabrigo Twist. Slightly thick-thin texture is very forgiving and adapts well to multiple gauges, and baby merino has got to be the softest thing this side of heaven. This adds up to wear-next-to-skin garments and blankets of unsurpassed softness that knit up very quickly. Yes, it will probably pill a little, but that's a small price to pay for this loveliness. And of course - Malabrigo colors are beautiful - subtle or striking per your preference. I ordered "kettle-dyed solids" for an heirloom throw planned as a wedding gift, and couldn't be happier.

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                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    My favorite yarn, hands down

                    By Sharon

                    from Northern Calif

                    About Me Artist, Enthusiast

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Weight
                    • Knits Quickly
                    • Nice Texture

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Scarves

                      Comments about Malabrigo Twist:

                      This. Is my go to Aran weight yarn. The colors are endless. Beautiful texture and so soft. I made a scarf for my adult son and his brother-in-law asked if I could knit one for him !

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