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

Summer Tops in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

When the temperature increases as summer settles in, don’t feel you have to put the pause on your projects. Look to the latest summer publications and lighter-weight yarns in fiber blends for warm weather garment making! Today we’re rounding up these new designs in Manos del Uruguay Yarns and sharing a few previously published patterns from the Fairmount Fibers collection.

Desert Bloom, by Rachel Kurihara, is a cute yet sophisticated top. It features a faux wrap top with a flirty peplum. The pattern is size-inclusive and calls for 2-5 skeins of Milo, depending on size.

Pulling inspiration from the Japanese stitch dictionaries of Hitomi Shida and the designer Amy Gleixner's travels to the Imperial Palace in Kyoto, Japan, the Imperial Gardens Sweater uses relatively simple stitches to create an intricate design full of flowing lines. Three to seven skeins of Milo are needed, depending on size. The photographed sample is knit in i7099 Zinc.

The Herbalist Tank by Nataliya Sinelshchikova calls for Serena, our pima cotton and baby alpaca blend, a perfect choice for those warmer days! This pattern is available in Making No. 11 / DAWN.

The Dudleya top features textural details: a vent at the side seam, cuffs on the short sleeves, exposed shoulder seams. Knit in Serena for beautiful, season-spanning drape and wearability. Shown here in S2302 English. 

Fingering weight Alegria is a great choice for warm weather tops! The Arequita Tunic, by Susanna IC, is simple and elegant with the lace panels on the front and back. Shown here in A2540 Kohl. 

Paula Pereira's lightweight tee, Caipirinha, with lace detailing is perfect for warm weather! Choose a favorite space-dyed color and two semi-solid colors of Alegria for a summery combination. Shown here in Orla, Spirulina, and Turmeric.


Cheers to knitting and crocheting year-round! Click over to the Fairmount Fibers pattern collection for even more summer top inspiration. We look forward to seeing your projects on Facebook, Ravelry, and Instagram.

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