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Rasta by Malabrigo-

This 100% merino wool knits at a chunky gauge of 2-2.5 sts/inch on a US 13 - US 17. It is very soft and available in some wonderful colors. 90 yds per skein

I knit up and pulled out the skein used in the neckwarmer below, 2.5 times. First I knit up a neckwarmer in garter stitch that's been popular on Ravelry and it was too chunky, clunky and stiff, so I pulled the entire skein out and reknit it in stockinette (thinking that would make it less dense). That was still clunky, chunky and displeasing, so I ended up just doing my own neckwarmer...but not until I had a hat half knit out of the yarn. Anyway, the point is, that this yarn stood up really well to knitting and ripping and knitting, etc!

It took barely 1/2 skein to knit the headband shown below. You could either make it a lot wider, or, with 2 skeins, you could make 3 headbands! The pattern is sent free with the purchase of one skein.

Price: $22.00

p.s. just updating the page today (8/15/17) to shown the headband and realize that we have a lot more colors in stock than this so stop by to check them all out!

rasta neck


rasta colros

862, 861, 864

rasta colors


856, 868. 416, 863