Manos del Uruguay (The Hands of Uruguay) is a non profit organization which assembles over 400 artisans in cooperatives scattered throughout the countryside of Uruguay. The aim of the organization is to bring economics and social opportunities to rural women. Manos del Uruguay is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization.
Alegria by Manos del Uruguay is a sock/fingering hand dyed yarn. No two skeins are alike, and there are no dye lots. This yarn is 75% superash merino wool and 25% polyamide.
Tension: 28-30 stitches to 4 inches (10 cm) on a 2.25 - 3 mm (US 1 - 3) needle.
Cleaning: Machine or hand wash, cool, dry flat.
Available in a 100 gram (3½ ounce) skein or hank.
Contains approximately 425 metres (445 yards.)
Please note that the colours shown on these shade cards are only approximate.
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