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.
The same easy-care blend of superwash merino and polyamide as our tremendously popular Alegria, Alegria Grande is a worsted-weight for bright, beautiful, durable knits of all kinds: baby blankets, kids' sweaters, thick socks, colorful scarves . . . you name it.
- Worsted weight
- 75% superwash merino, 25% polyamide
- Alegria Grande: approx. 197 yds / 180 mts per 3.5 oz / 100g
- 18 - 20 sts = 4" / 10 cm
- US 6 - 8 / 4 - 5mm
- Machine wash or hand wash in cool water. Dry flat.