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U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

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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 ...

Spotlight on Shawls in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Why do we love shawls? The practicality and portability factors top our lists for sure. Shawls can be simple or complicated, depending on the stitc...

Published: Spring Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

The spring and summer issues of some of our favorite magazines are already on newsstands, and we’ve also spotted new patterns on Ravelry to fuel ou...

Spotlight on Silk Blend Kits from Manos del Uruguay

Pulling colors together for a multi-skein project can be daunting. Did you know that Manos del Uruguay has yarn kits which include a beautiful brai...

LYS Day 2019 Exclusives from Manos del Uruguay

Fairmount Fibers, the distributor of Manos del Uruguay yarns in the USA, is excited to support LYS Day 2019 with 6 exclusive free patterns and 2 ne...

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...