Brand: Malabrigo yarn
Category: 4 ply fingering
Composition: 100% superwash merino single ply
Length: 385 m
Gauge: 26 -30 sts = 10 cm st.st.
Needles size: 2,25 – 2,75 mm
Care: Hand or machine wash in cold water on wool cycle, dry flat.
Please note: This yarn is dyed in lots of 5. If you order more than 5, you WILL have mixed lots.
This yarn is supplied in a skein which requires winding before use. Attempts to use this yarn without winding into a ball first, will result in tangles and knots.
Kaleidoscope’s rating = KKKK
Skin softness : 5 /5 – merino mesh yarns are very soft.
Colour palette: 5/5 – Malabrigo are well known for their colours, rich deep and vibrant.
Pattern usage : 5/5 – 3ply/4ply yarns are the most widely used!
Value for money: 4/5 – cheaper than other hand dyed yarns.
Wear and tear: 4 /5 – Pretty good if you don’t machine wash.
Mechita is a fingering-weight kettle dyed single-ply superwash yarn. Soft and rich and great for lace, cables, textured stitches to make shawls, scarves, garments, accessories. To ensure random color distribution, try working from two balls of yarn at once, alternating a few rows from each ball.
You can find pattern ideas here:
Here you can see the effect of the speckled colours in mechita: