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Malabrigo Rasta

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We name most of our yarns in Spanish (our native language here in Uruguay) and many of them with terms referring to their thickness. Finito, Mechita, Mecha, and Rasta are examples of this.
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.

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky 

Yarn Texture: Single ply slightly felted with a twist

Yardage/Meters: 90 yards (82 meters)

Skein Weight: 150 grams (5.29 ounces)

Gauge: 8.0 to 10.0 sts = 4 inches

Needle Size: US 13 - 19 or 9 - 15mm

Hook Size: US N/P/15 to P/Q or 10 - 15 mm

Content: 100% Merino Wool

Care: Hand Wash, cold water, dry flat