Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend

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. 
“Understated elegance” best describes Silk Blend.  This luxe yarn blend combines the softness of extrafine Merino wool with the glow of raw silk.  With gorgeous stitch definition & a swoon-worthy color palette, you will enjoy knitting every stitch.  Simply lovely for cardigans, wraps & accessories. 
Fiber Content: 70% Extrafine Merino Wool, 30% Tussah Silk
Weight: Light/DK
Gauge: 5.5-6 stitches per 1” on US 4-6 (3.5-4mm) needles
Weight/ Yardage: 50g/150 yards
Care: Hand wash, lay flat to dry
Country of Origin: Uruguay
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