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Manos del Uruguay Alegria

CAD $32.00CAD $24.00

Alegria is perfect for socks, shawls, and sweaters – pretty much everything you want to knit in fingering weight yarn! Alegria is an easy-care yarn with a rich, cushy feel.



Soft and plump with the added durability of nylon. Perfect for socks, shawls, and garments!

Alegría means “joy” in Spanish, and that’s just what this hand-painted yarn is, a true color celebration!


  • 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon
  • Fingering
  • Plied
  • 100 grams / 445 yards
  • Recommended Needle Size: US 1 – 3 (2.25 – 3mm)
  • Gauge: 28-30 stitches = 4 inches

Take a closer look at the colors we carry here!

Note: I do my best to accurately show the true color but this can vary due to screen and monitor settings. This yarn is hand-dyed and due to the nature of speckling, skeins may vary. We recommend alternating skeins if working on a larger project.

Manos del Uruguay, The hands of Uruguay, is a non profit organization which assembles women in cooperatives scattered throughout the countryside of Uruguay. The aim of the organization is to bring economic and social opportunities to rural women.

The Manos Cooperative is a proud member of the World Fair Trade Organization and is committed to the 10 principles of Fair Trade.

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 25 × 8 × 7 cm

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