Manos del Uruguay
Each skein is 50g – Approximately 400 meters (438 yards)
No two skeins are exactly alike and there are no dye lots. It is recommended buying enough yarn to complete a project and to alternate skeins every few rows to give an overall blended effect.
*Please ensure that you purchase enough yarn to complete your project!
Weight: Lace / 2 ply
Fibres: 70% Baby Alpaca, 25% Silk, 5% Cashmere
Needle size: 2.75 mm (US 2)
Stockinette: 32-34 stitches per 10 cm (4″)
*else please follow pattern specifications for needle size & gauge
Please see MANOS’ Lace pattern suggestion page on
Hand wash gently. Dry flat.
MANOS is a non-profit social organization which, since 1968, has provided jobs for craftswomen living in Uruguay’s rural areas who own & run it.
MANOS’ commitment to the environment is reflected in the use of luxurious natural fibers such as pure wool, silk, alpaca, cashmere and cotton. The rational use of water and other resources as well as the avoidance of harmful chemicals during the dyeing process is enforced. read more…
The artisan who dyed each hank of yarn has also signed the label, which means that when you purchase this yarn, you know who is benefiting from the sale.