Manos Del Uruguay Maxima Solid Yarn - M2552 Foil Reviews

Manos Del Uruguay Maxima Solid Yarn - M2552 Foil
M2552 Foil shown $15.00
Maxima is a super soft and squishy kettle-dyed yarn. The worsted weight one-ply construction makes it a great all purpose yarn, and the fantastic yardage makes it perfect for 1 skein accessory projects. Fun, bright, intense colors will make your hand made item stand out from the crowd!

Manos yarn is hand dyed and hand wound by cooperatives in Uruguay. As with all hand dyed yarn, there can be variation in hue, even within the same dye batch. Please be aware that the basic winding technique used by the co-ops can result in up to a 4 gram variation in 100g hanks.

Manos Cooperatives are a part of the World Fair Trade Organization and every hank of Manos yarn you purchase helps a woman in Uraguay support her family!

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Product Information (for M2552 Foil)

Gauge (sts. / inch):
Physical Weight:
Primary Fiber:
Merino Wool
Specific Fiber:
100% Merino Wool
US Needle:
Washing Instructions:
Hand Wash
Worsted (19-20 sts/4 in)
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  Single Ply
Dye Method:
  Hand Dyed
  Co-opFair Trade
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Put Up:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
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Overall Maxima Solid Rating: 5 out of 5 stars (5.0 based on 3 reviews)

My new favorite yarn!! 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I LOVE this yarn. It is well worth the price. Beautiful, saturated color. No knots, whatsoever. I recommend winding by hand as it does tend to stick to itself, but that's just the nature of the single-ply wool. I used this for mittens and a hat - so so so warm and super soft!!
By Annajane1485 on Dec 31, 2014      (read Annajane1485's 3 other reviews) 6 out of 10 found this review helpful
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5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
By Sarah Knits on Jan 29, 2014      (read Sarah Knits's 2 other reviews) 11 out of 20 found this review helpful
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My favorite wool! 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I am an independent knitwear designer and seller. I work with a lot of different fibers, but Manos Del Uruguay Maxima is my absolute favorite. I love the colors. The hand-dyeing techniques used produce such rich colors. The hand of the yarn and the finished products is wonderful. If I could, I would knit everything using this yarn!
By CDZine on Jan 11, 2013      (read CDZine's 5 other reviews) 15 out of 27 found this review helpful
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