Alegria from Manos del Uruguay is fingering weight yarn made of a washable and durable blend of 75% Superwash Merino and 25% Polyamide. Great for socks and lightweight knits, this is a versatile and beautiful hand-dyed yarn available in a wide variety of colorways.
When you buy this yarn, you are helping to support Manos del Uruguay, a non-profit organization that is run by and provides jobs for craftswomen living in rural Uruguay. Through its thirteen collectives, this organization works to eradicate poverty through sustainable economic growth, allowing the women in the organization to remain in their towns and continue to improve their skills as craftswomen.
Manos del Uruguay is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).
- 75% Superwash Merino/25% Polyamide
- 3.5 oz / 100g skein
- Approximately 445 yds / 425 m