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Maxima the fair trade merino

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.

Maxima is a worsted weight, ultra soft Merino wool, hand dyed in exciting color combinations for bright, cozy projects. It is 100% extra fine Merino wool with a light twist. Hand dyed in large kettles to create a marbelized, subtly striated effect that forms a rich palette of glorious colors. No two skeins are exactly alike and there are no dye lots.

We recommend buying enough yarn to complete a project. If there is great difference between skeins, we recommend knitting two rows from one skein and two rows from another skein, carrying the yarn up the side, to give an overall blended effect.

Tension: 18 - 20 stitches to 4 inches (10 cm) on a 4 to 5 mm (US 6 - 8) needle.

Cleaning: Hand wash, dry flat.

Available in a 100 gram (3½ ounce) skein or hank.
Contains approximately 200 metres (219 yards.)


Our price is $24.99 CDN per skein. ($18.75 US)

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Please note that the colours shown on these shade cards are only approximate.

Maxima by Manos del Uruguay
4370
Peach
Melba
6220
Fire

6353
Key
Lime
6668
Sunset

6690
Maranta

6761
Aqua

 
7158
Mixed
Berries
7164
Ultra-
marine
7602
Grape-
vine
8673
Fruits of
the Forest
8881
Beehive

9111
Mints

 
9298
Arctic

9644
Chrysanth-
emum
8982
Seedling

9014
Chamomile

9597
Purple
Rain