Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather

Knit soft & cozy garments & accessories with this beautifully heathered sport weight yarn.  A sturdy blend of wool & alpaca, Manos artisans achieve the gorgeous palette of rich tones by overdying natural-colored alpaca.  Colorways Grey, Toast & Beige are undyed & come in 100g skeins.

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. 

Fiber Content: 70% Wool, 30% Alpaca

Weight: Fine/Sport

Gauge: 6-7 stitches per 1” on US 2.5-4 (3-3.5mm) needles

Weight/ Yardage: 50g/164 yards

Weight/ Yardage: 100g/328 yards

Care: Hand wash, lay flat to dry

Country of Origin: Uruguay