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

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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...

Think Big!

Everyone could use an extra hand or a bit more time these days. While we can’t do your knitting or crocheting for you, we can offer suggestions for...

Fabulous Fan Projects in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

The holiday frenzy will soon turn our attention to projects using bulky yarns or last-minute gift ideas, but before that, we’d like to spotlight a ...

November's New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Hello, November! Here in the U.S., the weather is cooler, the days are shorter, and magazine winter and holiday issues are previewing online! Let u...

It's time for Fall knitting and crochet projects!

Whether you're returning to the craft this fall, or have been knitting and crocheting all year long, Fall is prime time for selecting skeins of Man...

Favorite Fall Colors in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

October is here! There is something for everyone this month. What is your favorite component? Today we're indulging in the colors of the season! ...

Let's get cozy with new knitting patterns in Manos del Uruguay yarns!

Autumn in North America starts in a few weeks, but you don't have to wait for a calendar date to decide on a fall knitting project!  Manos del Urug...

Project Inspiration for Manos del Uruguay Serpentina

In our previous post, we introduced you to Serpentina. This yarn is one of two new Manos del Uruguay yarns making its way to the stashes, hearts, n...

Use Up Your Yarn Leftovers

Knitters and crocheters may often hear about one-skein wonder projects which use up those single skeins of yarn. They can be appealing, but there i...

Knitting Tips for the Trufa Shawl

Knitting Tips for the Trufa Shawl Trufa, designed by Corrina Ferguson, is a crescent-shaped shawl knit with two skeins of Manos del Uruguay Serena...

Fabulous Free Knitting Patterns

We are thrilled with the number of free knitting patterns published recently and wanted to share a round-up of them here. Choose from shawls, scarv...

Portable Projects to Knit and Crochet

Much of the United States is feeling the impact of summer's return. You may not care for a pile of wool on your lap as the temperatures rise. Havin...