Manos Del Uruguay Silk Blend Yarn - 3019 Dove Reviews

Manos Del Uruguay Silk Blend Yarn - 3019 Dove
3019 Dove shown $14.50
Manos Silk Blend is a luxurious blend of merino and silk. Hand dyed in large kettles to create a marbleized, subtly striated effect that forms a rich palette of glorious colors. No two skeins are exactly alike and there are no dye lots.

Manos yarn is hand dyed and hand wound by cooperatives in Uraguay. 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 2 gram variation in 50g hanks.

The 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 3019 Dove)

Gauge (sts. / inch):
5.5-6
Physical Weight:
50g
Primary Fiber:
Merino Wool
Secondary Fiber:
Silk
Specific Fiber:
70% Merino, 30% Silk
US Needle:
4-6
Washing Instructions:
Hand Wash
Weight:
DK (21-24 sts/4 in)
Yardage:
150    Knitting Calculator  View Knitting Calculator
Construction:
  Single Ply
Dye Method:
  Hand Dyed
Eco:
  Co-opEthically SourcedFair Trade
Feel:
  Silky
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Origin:
  Uruguay
Put Up:
  Hank
Sheen:
  Soft Shine
Softness:
  Soft
Texture:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
  Low (Drapey)
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Overall Silk Blend Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 based on 34 reviews)

5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
By LisaGus814 on Jan 25, 2011      (read LisaGus814's 9 other reviews) 2 out of 3 found this review helpful
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Beautiful yarn! 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
This yarn is one of my favorite go-tos. The colors are lovely - with depth and consistency. It's soft, warm and wearable!
By nporte on Dec 24, 2010      (read nporte's 6 other reviews) 1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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1 out of 5 stars (1 out of 5)
By HeidiOshin on Dec 08, 2010      (read HeidiOshin's 1 other review) 1 out of 17 found this review helpful
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Brief review 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I've only just started my project but so far I am really enjoying knitting with this yarn. It feels good to my hand and I love the color and stitch definition.
By Sumi on Nov 22, 2010      (read Sumi's 6 other reviews) No comments on this review yet.
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yummy soft yarn 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I bought this yarn to knit a cowl for a friend. It was a great kelly green color and it draped nicely once I was done knitting it. Loved knitting with it!
By Merissa on Nov 13, 2010      (read Merissa's 2 other reviews) No comments on this review yet.
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4 out of 5 stars (4 out of 5)
By Kerry Steinmann on Jun 15, 2010      (read Kerry Steinmann's 1 other review) 1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
By moominsummer on Jun 14, 2010      (read moominsummer's 3 other reviews) 1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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A Treat for the Senses and the Cents 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
By greenfieldlady on Jun 04, 2010      (read greenfieldlady's 2 other reviews) 0 out of 1 found this review helpful
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Terrific Sheen and Colors 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I love how soft and silky this yarn is - and how it doesn't seem to fall apart when knitting.
By lauraneitzel on Apr 23, 2010      (read lauraneitzel's 113 other reviews) 1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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Soft, silky, and beautiful! 5 out of 5 stars (5 out of 5)
I really like knitting with this yarn. It feels nice in the hands and is forgiving to frogging...not too sticky. It has nice drape and nice subtle color changes.
By mlane on Feb 26, 2010      (read mlane's 14 other reviews) 1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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