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Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed

Manos Silk Blend Space Dyed is a luxurious blend of 30% silk and 70% extrafine merino. This yarn is incredibly soft and the silk adds a slight sheen. Manos combines beautiful colors that will make any project, knit or crochet, one of a kind. 

Manos Silk Blend Space Dyed is 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 Space Dyed
 
4.8

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (23)
  • Nice texture (22)
  • Good weight (21)
  • Knits quickly (16)
  • Dyed evenly (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (18)
  • Hats (14)
  • Sweaters (12)
  • Gloves (11)
  • Cowls (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (21), Collector (7), Artist (5), Novice (5), Parent (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Such a luxurious and rewarding yarn

The silk mix makes this yarn head above shoulders to many others. The stitch definition is just beautiful, and it drapes so beautifully you'll want to re-knit all your sweaters from this. My...Read complete review

The silk mix makes this yarn head above shoulders to many others. The stitch definition is just beautiful, and it drapes so beautifully you'll want to re-knit all your sweaters from this. My son chose this particular yarn for a scarf without any other understanding of the 'science of fibers', solely based on the feel of it. Whatever you make out of this, will become a cherished heirloom. I haven't washed it yet, so can't really comment on that. It airs out well in brisk moist air, and holds its shape well.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Beautiful

Pilled within two uses of the sweater. I think this yarn would be better suited to smaller garments with less friction. Its also lost the silky sheen that attracted me to it originally

Pilled within two uses of the sweater. I think this yarn would be better suited to smaller garments with less friction. Its also lost the silky sheen that attracted me to it originally

Reviewed by 25 customers

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3.0

Beautiful

By Kelly

from Albuquerque

About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Great color selection
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly
  • Soft

Cons

  • Pills
  • Quickly Loses Sheen

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Scarves

Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

Pilled within two uses of the sweater. I think this yarn would be better suited to smaller garments with less friction. Its also lost the silky sheen that attracted me to it originally

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

Soft enough for a

By Ogdenpark

from Switzerland

About Me Enthusiast, Improving Advanced Novice, Novice

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Beautiful Color Blendin
  • Dyed Evenly
  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anything With Skin Contac
    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Items With Skin Contact
    • Scarves

    Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

    Very soft, harmoniously dyed yarn in a light weight.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Great yarn!

    By TK

    from Michigan

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

      Very easy to work with! Made up into a lovely lacy scarf. I will be working with this yarn again!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Soft and silky

      By Deb

      from Maryland

      About Me Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves

        Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

        Love this yarn and have made many fingerless mitts, hats and gloves with it. Soft and a pleasure to work on.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        I am delighted I made this purchase.

        By dvr399

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Colors Are Attractive
        • Good Weight
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft
        • Very easy to work with

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves
        • Socks
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

        Using the yarn for a sweater. I am enjoying working with the yarn but also can hardly wait to finish the sweater and wear it.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Arrived promptly and in good condition. No need to contact customer service.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Sooo beautiful!

        By SNF

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Novice, Parent

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Good Weight
        • Lovely colors
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Scarves

          Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

          I bought the purple rain colorway because I thought it looked so beautiful on-screen. I was not disappointed when it arrived in the mail and it helped me create a beautiful and soft infinity scarf for my mum who cannot wear synthetic fibers.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          love this yarn

          By cath

          from missouri

          About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Manos Addict

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Fix
          • Good Weight
          • Gorgeous colors
          • Hides Mistakes
          • Knits Quickly
          • Luscious Feel
          • Nice Texture
          • Soft

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves

            Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

            knitted this into a cowl for a gift...much appreciated and well-loved

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Beautiful yarn

            By Sherry

            from Portland Or

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture
            • Soft

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sweaters

              Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

              Love this yarn. Knits beautifully.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Softness, Sheen and Saturated Color

              By Left Hook

              from Chicago, Illinois

              About Me Enthusiast

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dyed Evenly
              • Good Weight
              • Hides Mistakes
              • Nice Texture
              • Soft

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Cowls
                • Hats
                • Scarves
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

                Just finished making a slim cowl from a book by Margaret Hubert -- she recommended a 100% silk "mid-weight" yarn, but I chose the Manos Silk Blend in Stellar. The result is stunning, almost like statement jewelry. The yarn almost glows without being 'shiny,' and it's wonderfully soft yet not totally limp the way pure silk can be.

                Stellar is such a deep color blend that it might be overpowering in a sweater, but it is head-turning as an accent. I can't wait to try other colors, probably for a sweater because the combination of softness and rich, yummy color just makes me want to wrap myself in it!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                one of my favorite yarns!

                By Elisemrn

                from Hanover,Ma

                About Me Collector

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Weight
                • Great colors
                • Knits Quickly
                • Soft

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gloves

                  Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

                  I have used this yarn to make several fingerless gloves and love the results. It knits up quickly and they make the best gifts. The yarn is so soft and the color coices are fabulous!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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