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. The yarn is spun with high quality fibers & dyed into gorgeous colorways that reflect the rich landscape & culture of Uruguay. Manos is focused on yarns that are sustainable, ethical & beautiful. The company is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization; recognized for their socially sustainable work.