Manos del Uruguay Alegria Grande AG62603 Gleam

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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. 
Alegria Grande is a gorgeously versatile blend of superwash Merino wool & nylon.  This soft yarn feels great next to skin & is available in over fifty vibrant, hand-dyed colorways.  Lovely for knitting garments, accessories, throws & knits for little ones.
Fiber Content: 75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon
Weight: Medium/Worsted
Gauge: 4.5-5 stitches per 1” on US 6-8 (4-5mm) needles
Weight/ Yardage: 100g/197 yards
Care: Machine wash delicate, lay flat to dry
Country of Origin: Uruguay

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Artisan hand-dyed yarns have natural color variations from skein to skein. Our team will do their best to choose the best matching skeins for your order. Here are some tips to get the best results when knitting with hand-dyed yarns:

  • Purchase enough yarn for your entire project
  • Alternate skeins by knitting two rows from one skein, then two rows from another skein. This will help to blend color differences.

Please contact our customer service team with any questions or concerns about working with hand-dyed yarns.