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U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

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Alegria Grande Pattern and Project Inspiration

Alegria Grande Pattern and Project Inspiration
Alegria Grande is a worsted-weight yarn perfect for bright, beautiful, and durable projects! This is a yarn that offers opportunity to play with co...

A Golden Round-Up: New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

A Golden Round-Up: New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Does the changing of the seasons bring about a change in the projects that catch your eye? We are quite taken with these new patterns in Manos del ...

2020 Alpaca Heather Collection

2020 Alpaca Heather Collection
We are so excited to follow our previous Sweater Weather post with a spotlight on our Fall/Winter 2020 Alpaca Heather Collection. Alpaca Heather is...

Sweater Weather and Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Sweater Weather and Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Sweater weather has returned! Here are just a few ideas for you from our pattern collections, recently published patterns, and projects made by Man...

Muntin Tips and Joining Tutorial

Muntin Tips and Joining Tutorial
The Muntin pattern uses a Fino Mini-skein Set and a skein of Fino in an assortment of vintage-style motifs combined into a cowl or wrap. This croch...

Alegria Grande Inspirations

Alegria Grande Inspirations
Alegria Grande is the worsted-weight big sister of our popular Alegria. An easy-care blend of superwash merino and polyamide, it’s perfect for brig...

Manos del Uruguay x LYS Day 2020

Many of our planned events were rescheduled due to the pandemic. Local Yarn Shop Day, originally on the calendar in April, was pushed to September ...

Sock knitting in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Sock knitting in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
People who do not knit may think of sock knitting as a quaint, classic pastime of knitters; those who do knit appreciate the time and effort that g...

Lana Jois + Manos del Uruguay Fall 2020

Lana Jois + Manos del Uruguay Fall 2020
The Fall 2020 collection by Lana Jois is full of texture in your favorite Manos del Uruguay yarns. In a year of staying put, this collection is a w...

Patterns and Projects in Fino Mini-Skeins

Patterns and Projects in Fino Mini-Skeins
Small bundles of yarn, like our Fino Mini-Skein sets, can create projects with a big impact. Each set is a chance to play with a handful of gorgeou...

Make it in Milo

Garments made for warmer weather should be versatile to handle indoor air conditioning and outside heat and humidity. Milo, our merino and linen bl...

Warm Weather Tops in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Warm Weather Tops in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Summer tops, with sleeves or without, make a great addition to your summer wardrobe. These garments are perfect for layering to keep you stylish an...