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Manos del Uruguay

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Manos del Uruguay is a co-operative established in 1968 to help women in Uruguay  generate an income, and a full member of the World Fair Trade Organisation since 2009.

Exceptional quality yarns are created usIng traditional methods. These expertly crafted techniques create the subtle 'stria' nuances and distinctive space dyed colours that have become Manos' trademark.  

Every purchase of Manos yarn supports the handcrafted rather than the mass produced, which in turn helps a woman support her family. Each skein is signed so you know who made your yarn and from which village.

 

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    Manos Lace

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    From £8.00

    A delicate blend of baby alpaca, silk and cashmere, producing a light and lacy fabric with crisp stitch definition - perfect for emphasising intricate shawl patterns.

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    Serena

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    From £7.00

    Now on sale with 25% off! A luxurious blend of soft, warm, lofty alpaca and smooth, weighty cotton makes Serena a wonderful all-season yarn.

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    Silk Blend

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    From £8.50

    What a treat! A luxurious blend of silk and extrafine merino wool, with a subtle sheen in a rich colour palette.

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    Silk Blend 2

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    £3.00

    This pattern book contains eight lovely new designs for Manos Silk Blend DK.

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    Single Lace Patterns

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    From £2.00

    We offer a contemporary range of beautiful lace patterns from Manos del Uruguay. Suitable for most lace-weight yarns, just remember to check yardage and your tension!