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

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Celebrating Manos del Uruguay Yarns

The knitting and crochet community often feels small and intimate yet it spans the globe. Fair Trade products, like Manos del Uruguay yarn, aim to ...

Caring for Your Manos del Uruguay Projects

Have you ever accidentally felted or shrunk one of your knits? It is such a terrible feeling. We know that you spend time carefully selecting just ...

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...

Skill Building with Manos del Uruguay Yarns in 2018

It’s a new year and now is the perfect time to take stock of your crafty skills and Manos del Uruguay yarn stash! Consider all that you accomplishe...

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...

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 outco...

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! ...

New Manos del Uruguay Yarn: Alegria Grande

More Joy with Alegria Grande! Add more joy to your next knit or crochet project with Alegria Grande! The same easy-care blend of superwash merino...