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Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid

Manos Silk Blend Semi Solid is a gorgeous combination of 30% silk and 70% extrafine merino. The semi-solid colors take your stitch patterns to the next level. Manos Silk Blend Space Dyed is incredibly soft and the silk adds a slight sheen.

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. Colors may vary greatly.

We recommend buying enough yarn to complete a project. If there is great difference between skeins, we recommend working two rows  from one skein and two rows from another skein to give an overall blended effect. Made in Uruguay.

Learn more about the Manos del Uruguay Cooperatives here.

Content:
70% Merino Extrafine Wool/30% Silk
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/150yd
Gauge:
5.5-6 sts = 1" on US 4-6
Knitting Weight:
DK
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Manos del UruguaySilk Blend Semi Solid
 
4.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (8)
  • Nice texture (7)
  • Good weight (6)
  • Easy to fix (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters (6)
    • Hats (5)
    • Scarves (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (8)

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    5.0

    Manos Silk Blend is heavenly

    By brobo

    from Cleveland, OH

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Gorgeous colors
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

      I made a gorgeous damask cowl with this beautiful yarn. I was so nice to knit with, it's soft, and easy to work a two color project. I can't wait to knit the matching mitts.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Beautiful yarn

      By jwag

      from Madison, WI

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hats

        Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

        This yarn is very soft and warm. I needed a hat for a fall trip to Alaska and it is perfect.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Silk Blend Semi Solid by Manos del Urugu

        By Kris

        from Geneva, NY

        About Me Artist, Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • A Pleasure To Work With
        • Good stitch definition
        • Good Weight
        • Great For Heavy Lace Work
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Lace work
          • Scarves
          • Shawls
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

          Arrived in good condition

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          this yarn is a dream

          By cath

          from missouri

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Need More Colors To Knit

          Best Uses

          • Cowls
          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

          I have purchased this yarn in every color they make and crave more!! Just love it!

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          • No

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          5.0

          perfect to knit and great to wear

          By no nickname

          from Ontario, Canada

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Weight
          • Knits evenly
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

          • Knot Or Two In The Skein

          Best Uses

          • Sweaters

          Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

          as it knits evenly, I found that the sweater did not need blocking or shaping before sewing.

          Service and delivery comments:

          delivery was quick and arrived in good condition

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          • No

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Better than expected

          By Dillpickle

          from Melbourne, Australia

          About Me Enthusiast, Parent

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

            I have ordered enough of this yarn to make myself Lilium by Amy Herzog, but was a bit concerned that it would not stand up to the hard wear it will get due to the number of small children I spend most of my time with (I have a 4 & 2 year old, with another due in a few weeks!). Amy suggested I swatch then abuse the swatch as much as possible to test its durability - very sensible! After knitting up and blocking my initial swatch (a bit loose) and letting the kids 'play' with it for a while, I undid it then reknit it at the correct gauge (24 stitches/4") blocked it again and have re-released it into the enthusiastic play-world of our house. After a couple of weeks It's developed a slight halo, but no pilling is evident so far and stitch definition is still good. I will be knitting up Lilium with it, and am very much looking forward to the end product!

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Nice to work with, Nice to wear!

            By Marcea

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Wardrobe Knitter

            Pros

            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Stranded Colorwork
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

              Knit a stranded colorwork sweater, and loved the subtle color variations with each skein. Soft and light, made a comfortable sweater weight for our moderate climate. Wool is not scratchy, and I'm sensitive to that. Looking forward to another project with this!

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Yummy

              By Designergrrl

              from Baltimore, MD

              About Me Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hats
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

                I purchased a hank of this from my LYS to swatch before placing an order. While I don't think it will work for my current project, I can't wait to find a use for this yarn. It's both rustic and elegant looking at the same time, and I just want to keep touching it. The color is gorgeous, and there's just the tiniest bit of sheen.

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                top drawer!

                By Anonymous

                from Seattle, WA

                Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Semi Solid:

                This yarn is gorgeous and a delight to work with. One skein makes nice fingerless mitts. Unfortunately the photos here do not do the yarn justice!

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