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U.S. Distributor of Manos del Uruguay Yarns

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Patterns and Projects in Fino Mini-Skeins

Patterns and Projects in Fino Mini-Skeins
Small bundles of yarn, like our Fino Mini-Skein sets, can create projects with a big impact. Each set is a chance to play with a handful of gorgeou...

Make it in Milo

Garments made for warmer weather should be versatile to handle indoor air conditioning and outside heat and humidity. Milo, our merino and linen bl...

Warm Weather Tops in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Warm Weather Tops in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Summer tops, with sleeves or without, make a great addition to your summer wardrobe. These garments are perfect for layering to keep you stylish an...

Spring Shawls in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Spring Shawls in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
In the spring we often look to shawl projects. For many, they are great layering pieces for transitional weather. Depending on the shape and stitch...

Knitting a Colorwork Chart with the Psychedelic Sheep Hat

Knitting a Colorwork Chart with the Psychedelic Sheep Hat
In knitting patterns, charts are used to visually represent the stitches for colorwork or lace patterning. In an earlier blog post we spotlighted t...

Supporting Small Businesses & Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Supporting Small Businesses & Manos del Uruguay Yarns
These are still unsettled times, and like many of you, we find comfort in working with knitting needles or a crochet hook and a skein of Manos del ...

2020 Spring Pattern Round Up in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

Though the day-to-day routine may be anything but, we are turning to our yarns, needles, and hooks for comfort. Knitting and crochet are certainly ...

New Knitting Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns

New Knitting Patterns in Manos del Uruguay Yarns
Are you feeling the urge to cast on something new? This time of the year, we appreciate fresh new designs that are also practical and can be worn w...

Short Rows in the Destello Scarf

Short Rows in the Destello Scarf
The Destello Scarf is a free pattern knit in our new Alpaca Heather sport-weight yarn. The body of the reversible scarf is knit in an undyed colorw...

Grace Akhrem + Manos del Uruguay Spring 2020

Grace Akhrem + Manos del Uruguay Spring 2020
Banish the winter blahs by casting on for something new to wear this spring! The Manos del Uruguay Spring 2020 capsule collection by Grace Akhrem i...

Introducing Alpaca Heather from Manos del Uruguay

Introducing Alpaca Heather from Manos del Uruguay
There’s a new yarn joining the Manos del Uruguay line: Alpaca Heather. We are thrilled to start out the new year with this beautiful new base, a bl...

Hanmora Hat and Spiral Knitting

Hanmora Hat and Spiral Knitting
Hanmora is a free pattern for a delightful striped hat knit in two colors of our hand-dyed and handspun yarn, Serpentina. It’s knit using the spira...