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Malabrigo Rasta

Rasta in Spanish means “dreadlock”, and is also how we refer in Spanish to a very thick cord like our yarn. A lightly-fulled single-ply yarn of magnum proportions! Whip out a super-cozy accessory in just hours with this super-sized delight of a yarn. Our premium Uruguayan merino is just as soft as ever, and Rasta comes in a range of our unique “watercolor multi” colorways as well as a rainbow of semi-solid basics. Unbelievably squishy, this is the yarn to turn to when you want the ultimate in warmth (or the ultimate in speed!)

Great for: Quick knits, textured stitches, hats, cowls, scarves, outerwear.

Be sure to get enough yarn to complete your project since each bag is a different dye lot, and skeins may vary from bag to bag. Skeins may vary one from the other even within the same bag. To ensure random color distribution, work from two balls of yarn at once, alternating a few rows from each ball. 

Weight: Super Bulky (5-6 wpi)
Yardage: 90 yards (82 meters)
Unit weight: 150 grams (5.29 ounces)
Gauge: 8.0 to 10.0 sts = 4 inches
Needle size: US 13 - 19 (9 - 15mm)
Fibers: 100% Wool - Merino
Texture: single ply slightly felted with a twist
Attributes: Care: Hand wash cold, Dry flat in shade
                  Color: Semi-solid, Speckled, Variegated

                  Dye: Hand dyed
                  Put up: Winding required
Yarn origin: Source of fiber: Uruguay

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