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Project Spotlight: Gloves + Mitts in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Project Spotlight: Gloves + Mitts in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Gloves and mitts, much like socks, are practical and portable projects. They can be knit or crocheted in a variety of yarn weights, stitches, and c...

Dovetail Sweater KAL

Dovetail Sweater KAL
Knit alongs (KALs) are a fun way to build skills and build community, as other knitters work on the same pattern together during a particular time ...

Elizabeth Smith + Manos del Uruguay Spring 2021

Elizabeth Smith + Manos del Uruguay Spring 2021
Winter weather makes spring days feel like they are very far away. While some people look to seed catalogs, we look to new patterns! Pulling inspir...

Feel Good Yarns from Manos del Uruguay

Feel Good Yarns from Manos del Uruguay
The Manos del Uruguay cooperatives shared new images with us to kick off the new year. These values which create the foundation of Manos mean that ...

New Pattern Round-Up in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

New Pattern Round-Up in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
This last year has been a full one! Are you looking for a new project to cast on as the 2021 begins? In case you missed them, here is a quick round...

Franca for Fabulous FOs!

Franca for Fabulous FOs!
Super-soft, super-warm, super-quick: Franca is luscious for your projects. It’s a wonderful choice for near instant gratification projects, for gif...

Alegria Grande Pattern and Project Inspiration

Alegria Grande Pattern and Project Inspiration
Alegria Grande is a worsted-weight yarn perfect for bright, beautiful, and durable projects! This is a yarn that offers opportunity to play with co...

A Golden Round-Up: New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

A Golden Round-Up: New Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Does the changing of the seasons bring about a change in the projects that catch your eye? We are quite taken with these new patterns in Manos del ...

2020 Alpaca Heather Collection

2020 Alpaca Heather Collection
We are so excited to follow our previous Sweater Weather post with a spotlight on our Fall/Winter 2020 Alpaca Heather Collection. Alpaca Heather is...

Sweater Weather and Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Sweater Weather and Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Sweater weather has returned! Here are just a few ideas for you from our pattern collections, recently published patterns, and projects made by Man...

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...

Alegria Grande Inspirations

Alegria Grande Inspirations
Alegria Grande is the worsted-weight big sister of our popular Alegria. An easy-care blend of superwash merino and polyamide, it’s perfect for brig...