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

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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...

Making the Most of Manos del Uruguay Fino Minis

Mini skeins continue to captivate yarn fans as a way to introduce a pop of color into a project, or as a way to sample a new-to-you yarn. Each Mano...

Spring Projects in Milo and Serena

Warmer days call for lightweight layers, short sleeve tops, and natural fiber blends including linen and cotton. Now is a great time to cast on for...

Short Sleeve Sweaters in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

We’re going to just say it: you can wear sweaters year-round and not all sweaters need long sleeves! In this blog post we’re putting the spotlight ...

Spring Projects in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

The calendar says spring has officially arrived, but your local weather may not quite match up. We are ready for lightweight layers and quick proje...

Crochet using Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Crochet is not the same as knitting. Often faster to complete, the resulting fabric of lacier projects is lightweight with a beautiful drape. We ha...

Independent Designs & Fan Projects in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

As we posted previously, Manos del Uruguay is celebrating 50 years of making Fair Trade yarns. We are thankful that so many knitters and crocheters...

New Knit and Crochet Designs for 2018

The new pattern collection from the Fairmount Fibers team can soothe those winter blues as you cast on for something new! The collection is an ense...

Looking Ahead to 2018

Can you believe that we are in the last few weeks of December? As we wrap up the month and year, our 2018 calendar is already beginning to fill. No...