Manos del Uruguay Fino Mini SkeinsRegular price $48.00
Perfect for your favorite gradient shawl pattern or colorwork. The five 98 yard mini-skeins in each kit add up to one 490 yard skein of Fino.
Fingering weight, 70% Merino, 30% Silk, single ply
Elegant and refined, Fino combines the softness of merino wool with the luster of silk in a lightweight yarn that’s perfect for heirloom accessories or luxurious garments. Fino features a new dye process that yields complex, subtle, tonal colors.
Manos del Uruguay is a cooperative founded in 1968, begun by five women whose goal was to develop economic opportunities for women in a country where there were, & are still, few opportunities for work. The Manos Cooperatives provide health insurance, retirement pensions, paid vacations & paid maternity leave for their members. Moreover, members enjoy a sense of achievement and of self-determination – the first kindergartens in Uruguay were begun by the Manos Cooperative, to provide childcare for the artisans. In addition to creating yarns for handcrafters, the Manos Cooperatives have continued to produce ready-to-wear pieces for designers and department stores such as Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan, Nordstrom’s, & Sak’s.
- Helen Stewart, Simply Scrappy Cowl
- Helen Stewart, Forage Shawl
- Stephanie Lotven, Little Leftovers
- Dana Freed Fiddes's Rainbow Showers
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