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U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

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Double Knitting Tips and the Stripes and Blocks Blanket

Double Knitting Tips and the Stripes and Blocks Blanket
Knitting can be mysterious and magical, especially to those who don’t know how to turn a skein of yarn into a piece of fabric. Take it a step furth...

Muntin Tips and Joining Tutorial

Muntin Tips and Joining Tutorial
The Muntin pattern uses a Fino Mini-skein Set and a skein of Fino in an assortment of vintage-style motifs combined into a cowl or wrap. This croch...

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...

Tips and Tricks for Managing Brioche

One of our newest free patterns, the Byberry Scarf by Lisa R. Myers, is a beautiful 2-color brioche project that is great for beginners.  If you ar...

Knitting with Alternating Skeins of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Knitting with Alternating Skeins of Manos del Uruguay Yarns
No Dye Lots Here Larger projects using multiple skeins of yarn are an investment of both your time and money - so of course you want the outcome t...

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...

How To Block an All-Over Lace Pattern

When you knit a project with an all-over lace design, do you stop and call the project complete just as soon as the last stitch is bound off? No ma...