Aren't they cute? These Mini-Sets out of "Fino" by Manos del Uruguay contain 5 skeins of 20 g each in gorgeous colors that go really well together. Work them up as a gradient or use them for stripes combined with an entire 100 g-skein to make a "Leftie".
"Fino" is a voluminous, luxurious single-ply with 30% silk and 70% wool (Merino) – great for cowls and shawls that will be worn against the skin, e. g. "Wolkig" or "Heaven & Space".
At Manos del Uruguay, local women have been spinning and dyeing the most beautiful yarns for forty years. The project was initiated to give women in rural areas the chance to get jobs in the artisanal field with fair pay and a good working environment.
Please note: This yarn is not superwash and prefers to be washed by hand instead of in the woollen cycle in your washing machine.
The sample "Lupino" in our book "Strickmich! Knitting Inventions" was made out of one set of these Mini-skeins (color combination: Dorothea).
|Gauge (stitches per 10 cm):||26|
|Materials:||70% wool, 30% silk|
|Meterage (meters per 100 g):||450|
|Needle Size:||3,0 mm / US 2-3, 3,25 mm / US 3, 3,5 mm / US 4|
|Special Properties:||Hand dyed|
Content: 4 piece (€1.98* / 1 piece)
Content: 50 milliliter (€21.80* / 100 milliliter)
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Content: 228 gram (€33.74* / 100 gram)