Manos del Uruguay Maxima

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. 
 
Spun with 100% extrafine Merino, Maxima is a soft, cozy worsted weight yarn that is perfect for cool weather accessories, garments & wraps.  The saturated, hand-dyed colorways really pop on the single-ply construction & both simple & textured stitch patterns have nice dimension.
 
Fiber Content: 100% Extrafine Merino Wool
Weight: Medium/Worsted
Gauge: 4.5-5 stitches per 1” on US 6-8 (4-5mm) needles
Weight/ Yardage: 100g/197 yards
Care: Hand wash, lay flat to dry
Country of Origin: Uruguay
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