Fairmount Fibers, Ltd.
U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Blog

Steeplejack Mitts Tutorial: Cabling Without a Cable Needle

Practical accessories like fingerless mitts do not have to be boring. The Steeplejack Mitts by Quinn Reverendo feature a cable detail that begins ...

Make it Now with Manos del Uruguay Yarns

The days are getting longer and the weather is occasionally getting warmer, though there is still plenty of opportunity for a hand knit or crochet ...

Spotlight on Knit and Crochet Projects

When you are surrounded by yarn, you can’t help but imagine the different ways in which the patterns, colorways, and various yarn bases might play ...

Project Inspiration for Manos del Uruguay Cabrito

In November we introduced our new lace weight mohair, Cabrito; you can read about it here on the blog. Knitters on Ravelry are sharing their projec...

Collaboration: Susanna IC x Manos del Uruguay Yarns

In your knitting projects, lace patterns - from simple to complex - have big visual impact. Experienced lace knitters will already be familiar with...

Published: Winter Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Let’s get cozy! The winter and holiday issues of some of our favorite magazines are already on newsstands, and we’ve also spotted lots of new patte...

How to Knit Bobbles on the Shiba Sakura Cowl

Knits and purls add texture to any design, but a bobble adds dimension to that texture as it seemingly pops off the fabric! Bobbles can steal the s...

Spotlight on Cabrito

At your Local Yarn Shop, the new yarn this season is Cabrito, our new laceweight kid mohair blend. In Spanish, cabrito means a young goat, or kid, ...

Customer Spotlight Your Projects in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Seeing our yarns worked up by our fans and friends is always a thrill. We find inspiration in the patterns and colorways you choose to pair in your...

Cast on for Sweater Weather with Manos del Uruguay Yarns!

Don’t you love the feeling of a cool fall breeze and reaching for your favorite sweater? Here are just a few ideas for you from our pattern collect...

Beginning Brioche

Do you dream of knitting brioche? Brioche stitches create a squishy, reversible fabric with pronounced ribs. As the yarn is carried over the stitch...

New Designs Next on Our Needles!

It’s not quite summer, even though we are dreaming about getaways and low-key weekends. We are of course planning on lots of knitting and crochetin...