Feature Pattern of the Week - Alpaca Magic

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Feature Pattern of the Week - Alpaca Magic

Rambla Sweater by Marcela Chang Knits
Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather,
colors Grey (MC), Petrol (C1), Harbor (C2), Honeycomb (C3)

Rambla by Marcela Chang Knits is a cozy, colorwork sweater knit in Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather. This beautiful piece is knit in the round, from the top down & is a great way to practice knitting simple colorwork in a garment. The cute bobbles in the center of each diamond make the sweater extra special.

Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather is a sturdy blend of wool & alpaca that works well for garments, as the wool content helps maintain shape, yet there is still the softness of alpaca. Manos artisans achieve the gorgeous palette of rich tones by overdying natural-colored alpaca.

We also love that Manos del Uruguay is a special brand of hand spun & dyed artisan yarns that supports rural Uruguayan women. Manos is a non-profit organization that was founded to give women jobs, allowing them to be independent & support their families while being able to live in their home villages.



S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL
*Designed to fit with 0-2” of positive ease
Finished bust measurement after blocking 34”, 38”, 42”, 46”, 50”, 54”
*Shown in size S, 34“


Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather (DK weight)
MC: 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) skeins, sample in Grey
C1: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1,) skein, sample in Petrol
C2: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein, sample in Harbor
C3: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein, sample in Honeycomb


Size US 2, 16” circular & double point needles
Size US 5, 24” circular needles
(or size needed to obtain gauge)

Shop Alpaca Heather & the full Manos del Uruguay collection to find your colors. Also, enjoy the complimentary Rambla Sweater pattern.

Need an introduction or refresher to stranded colorwork? Come to our complimentary, in-store Stranded Colorwork Workshop on 9/5 from 11am-12pm.

Happy Knitting!

The Wool & Co. Team