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Old 10-25-2007, 07:08 PM   #1
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Malabrigo.. should I do it??
OK, I've heard all the raves about it, but have never really given much thought to Malabrigo. Mainly because I thought it was extremely expensive. Well, I was just looking at a website that sells it.

It is $10.95 for 470 yards. Is this a good deal? Doesn't seem too expensive to me. It's awfully pretty..... I think I'm in trouble.
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:11 PM   #2
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wow! that sounds like a good price to me!
I petted in in my lys before...it was a tad expensive for me at that time.

But I say try it =)
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:15 PM   #3
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i love it! where are you getting it from? i bought some of the 215 yd worsted skeins, its so wonderfuly soft! i made mittens... I bought mine from fabulousyarn.com
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:27 PM   #4
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Is that for the lace weight? I think that is a typical price. If is for worsted, tell us where, that is a GREAT price!

So far I have only bought the worsted weight, and only on BIG sale (the two sales people here have tipped us off to). For the first, I paid $6/skein because the store was going out of business, and for the second, I paid maybe $7.60. In both cases, I didn't get my first choice colors. I'm just too stingy to pay full price for the really beautiful colors. Maybe some day
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Old 10-25-2007, 07:55 PM   #5
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Yes, that is the lace weight. http://store02.prostores.com/servlet...nd%3AMalabrigo

they only have the lace weight, unfortunately. www.loopyarn.com has some worsted merno for $12, but it doesn't say how much in each skein.... hmmm. I really like that lace weight though!
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Old 10-25-2007, 08:31 PM   #6
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i've been searching the past few minutes for some cheap malabrigo. the absolute lowest price i found was here. scroll down to were it says ebay stores. you can find it for as low as $9.50 per hank!


p.s. let me know if you find any that is cheaper!
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WEBS has it for $12, but only 9.60 if you spend more than $60 - never too hard for me to accomplish
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Old 10-26-2007, 02:53 AM   #8
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Sorry, I can't supply all of the technical yarn stuff, but I think you should buy it. I've only heard great things about malabringo, and I think it's totally worth the money. Besides, it's good for one to indulge themselves once in a while ^_~
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I got my mmmalabrigo at QualityFibers on ebay for 10.75 (worsted weight) and it's worth every cent of it!!! I couldn't believe how soft ot is and the colours are .
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Old 10-26-2007, 07:41 AM   #10
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Definately worth it!! Although I have bee patiently watching and buying it on sale at an average cost of $8.00 a skein. I am planning to try the Lizard Ridge afghan in it and have been buying up different colors as they become available. Malabrigo is a pretty good deal even at full price when you compare it to some of the yarns.
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