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U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

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Introducing Alpaca Heather from Manos del Uruguay

Introducing Alpaca Heather from Manos del Uruguay
There’s a new yarn joining the Manos del Uruguay line: Alpaca Heather. We are thrilled to start out the new year with this beautiful new base, a bl...

Hanmora Hat and Spiral Knitting

Hanmora Hat and Spiral Knitting
Hanmora is a free pattern for a delightful striped hat knit in two colors of our hand-dyed and handspun yarn, Serpentina. It’s knit using the spira...

A Gift from ManosYarnsUSA to You: Free Patterns

A Gift from ManosYarnsUSA to You: Free Patterns
Over the last few weeks, we have published a number of free patterns for those winter accessories that are great for giving as gifts or to update y...

Introduction to Chart Knitting with the Onda Cowl

Introduction to Chart Knitting with the Onda Cowl
In knitting patterns, charts are used to visually represent the stitches for colorwork or lace patterning. The Onda Cowl in Manos del Uruguay Wool ...

The Celebration Collection and More in Manos del Uruguay Franca

The Celebration Collection and More in Manos del Uruguay Franca
The new colors of Franca are here! This is the Celebration Collection, in bright and cheery colors to help keep some of the winter blahs away in fu...

The Cabrito Collection

The Cabrito Collection is an exploration of how a strand of our laceweight kid mohair yarn, Cabrito, paired with another yarn adds a layer of rich...

Pattern Updates in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Pattern Updates in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Fall is a season of change. Perhaps you find yourself taking stock of your fall and winter wear, making note of items that require mending or have ...

The Yésica Collection: Manos del Uruguay x Paula Pereira

The Yésica Collection: Manos del Uruguay x Paula Pereira
The Yésica Collection is a full Fall / Winter handmade wardrobe, exploring the different weights and fibers of Manos del Uruguay yarns. Intended to...

Spotlight on Manos del Uruguay Space Dyed Yarns and Pattern Inspiration

Spotlight on Manos del Uruguay Space Dyed Yarns and Pattern Inspiration
Manos del Uruguay yarns are available in a broad color palette that includes soft and subtle and wild and bold options. You’ll find tonals, semisol...

Bocados: Alegria Grande Mini Skeins from Manos del Uruguay

Bocados: Alegria Grande Mini Skeins from Manos del Uruguay
Have you tried colorwork knitting yet? Give it a go this summer with our newest free patterns and our new Bocados! The name is Spanish for "little ...

Meet Manos del Uruguay Alma

Meet Manos del Uruguay Alma
We’re thrilled to introduce our newest yarn base, Alma. When we set out to develop this new yarn, we wanted a simple yarn that would be the perfect...

Tops and Tanks in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Tops and Tanks in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
As spring turns into summer, do your projects shift from garments to accessories? Consider a short-sleeved sweater or tank top in a lighter-weight ...