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U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

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Dovetail Sweater Resources

Dovetail Sweater Resources
Follow along as we go from yarn to finished sweater! -- All 5 of the KAL videos will be embedded here, and you can also find them on a dedicated ...

Making Fringe featuring the Pips Scarf in Franca

Making Fringe featuring the Pips Scarf in Franca
Adding fringe to each end of a scarf is a fun finishing touch. While fringe-making may be more of an art than a science, and the crafter can adjust...

Fan FOs in Franca

Fan FOs in Franca
Our previous post shared a round-up for free patterns for Franca. This post puts the spotlight on projects by our fellow Franca fans! All the proje...

Free Patterns in Franca!

Free Patterns in Franca!
Franca, our super-bulky, 100% superwash merino is a wonderful choice for near-instant gratification projects. The watercolor-inspired palette has e...

Late Fall Pattern Round-Up in Manos Yarns

Late Fall Pattern Round-Up in Manos Yarns
Whether you are in the midst of gift knitting, or are looking for a new project to treat yourself, there are a number of new patterns to consider! ...

Cardo Spotlight

Cardo Spotlight
The newest yarn in the Manos del Uruguay line this season is Cardo, a bulky 100% Corriedale wool. Available in eleven semi-solid colors, Cardo fea...

The Cardo Collection

The Cardo Collection
The Cardo Collection designed by the Fairmount Fibers team celebrates the newest yarn from Manos del Uruguay: Cardo! Cardo is a crisp, resilient bu...

New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
We are excited about the unofficial return of knitting and crochet season! If you are looking for a new cowl, scarf, shawl or project for yourself ...

Designer Spotlight: Stephanie Earp

Designer Spotlight: Stephanie Earp
Stephanie Earp is the featured designer for the Fall 2021 pattern collection, a collection of garments and accessories that are fashionable and mod...

Texture Spotlight: Cable with Cabrito

Texture Spotlight: Cable with Cabrito
The accent cable on the Shana hat and sweater is worked with one strand each of the Alpaca Heather (MC) and Cabrito (CC) held together. The body o...

Texture Spotlight: Raya Shawl Dip Stitches

Texture Spotlight: Raya Shawl Dip Stitches
The Raya Shawl and Mittens feature a pattern that looks like embroidery, but is actually knit in as you work—a decorative detail that adds a pop t...

Manos del Uruguay x Stephanie Earp Fall 2021

Manos del Uruguay x Stephanie Earp Fall 2021
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Fall 2021 Collection with designer Stephanie Earp! Stephanie explored a handful of techniques that w...