Manos Silk Blend

Manos Silk Blend

R135.00

MANOS Silk Blend is a combines merino wool and silk to form a yarn which is luxurious with lovely drape and lustre.  The soft heathering of the fiber blend and the gentle striations of the kettle-dyeing process give depth and complexity to single-color projects.

This beautiful yarn is perfect for indoor garments and transitional outerwear.

No two hanks 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. We will match and select yarn carefully for you to achieve as even a colour spread as possible.

*Please note that every effort has been made to represent the colour of this yarn accurately, but that there may be reasonable differences between your screen view & the actual yarn colour.

Description

Manos del Uruguay
Silk Blend

Each hank is 50g – Approximately 137 meters (150 yards)
*Please ensure that you purchase enough yarn to complete your project!

Weight: DK / 8 ply
Texture: single
Fibres: 30% Silk, 70% Merino Extrafine Wool
Dying Technique: Kettle dyed (Variegated)
Needle size: 3.5 – 4 mm (US 4 – 6)
Gauge: Stockinette – 22 stitches per 10 cm (4″).  Can be knit at a variety of gauges.
*else please follow pattern specifications for needle size & gauge

Pattern Suggestions:
Please see MANOS’ Silk Blend pattern suggestion page on

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Washing Instructions:
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.

 

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