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  • YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria Grande & Bocados

    YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria Grande & Bocados

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    Alegria Grande is the big brother of Alegria. Its a 10ply/Worsted/Aran weight yarn with a blend of a blend of 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamide. It is a fantastic yarn for blankets, thicker socks as well as garments and accessories. 
  • YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria

    YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Alegria

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    Alegría is a 4ply/fingering weight yarn, with a blend of 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamide. It is perfect for so many different projects from socks to shawls as well as being ideal for baby knits as it is able to be washed in the machine on a gentle cycle.
  • YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Fino

    YouTube Video: CHOOSING YARN - Fino

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    Elegant and refined, Fino combines the softness of merino wool with the lustre of silk in a lightweight yarn. Manos uses Tussah Silk for this blend, that gives the fibre a gorgeous golden tone. The colours in Fino's shade card are so beautiful due to its special dye process that yields complex, subtle, tonal colours. Fino is perfect for scarves and shawls as it id beautifully soft...
  • Alpaca Heather Rambla Yoke Sweater Pattern

    Alpaca Heather Rambla Yoke Sweater Pattern

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    Alpaca Heather is Manos del Uruguay’s newest knitting yarn. It is a sport weight (6ply) blend of wool and alpaca in both undyed and rich, classic colours. Manos has published a beautiful top down colourwork yoke sweater pattern, Rambla, inspired by Montevideo's avenue that borders the Rio de la Plata. This is a free pattern.
  • Who are Manos del Uruguay?

    Who are Manos del Uruguay?

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    Manos Del Uruguay has been creating hand dyed yarns that are beautiful, ethical and sustainable since 1968. Every skein is an opportunity to give Uruguay's rural women jobs, meaning not just an income, but also an opportunity to personally develop and gain independence, keeping their roots and traditions, close to their community and families.  The artisans use big pots heated by wood kettles, creating...
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