Manos del Uruguay is a World Fair Trade Organization certified coop. It. was founded in 1968 by five women looking to develop economic opportunities for women in Uruguay, and has been offering fair wages, education opportunities, healthcare, and more ever since. Each skien is hand dyed by artisans throughout Uruguay who are members of the Manos Cooperative.
Alegría means "joy" in Spanish, and that's just what this hand-painted yarn is, a true color celebration!
Easy-care with a rich, cushy hand, Alegria is perfect for socks, baby gear, or fun accessories.
75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamide
Approximately 445 yds / 425 mts
per 3.5 oz / 100g skein
Gauge: 28-30 sts per 4"/10 cm
Needle: US #1-3/2.25-3mm