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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 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Soft (27)
  • Nice texture (25)
  • Good weight (24)
  • Knits quickly (18)
  • Dyed evenly (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Scarves (22)
  • Hats (17)
  • Sweaters (14)
  • Gloves (11)
  • Cowls (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (24), Collector (7), Artist (6), Parent (6), Novice (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (24), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Sooo beautiful!

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...Read complete review

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.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Colors dissimilar....

Unfortunately, the yarn I received in NO WAY looked like the lovely photo on Webs site. It was so utterly different...a real shame, I'd say. They really need to show the...Read complete review

Unfortunately, the yarn I received in NO WAY looked like the lovely photo on Webs site. It was so utterly different...a real shame, I'd say. They really need to show the skein of yarn as they do in some other photos. In any event, I would never use it and was able to return it.

Reviewed by 29 customers

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5.0

beautiful colors

By chris

from Maryland

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Incredible Mix Of Colors
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves

    Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

    I bought this yarn to knit a scarf to complement a heavy cardigan I had just knitted. The colors in this scarf are stunning, with so many different shades that I will be able to knit a scarf which will complement most of my knitted cardigans and sweaters. Just stunning!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Soft and Silky

    By Kathleen

    from Philadelphia, PA

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    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

      Smooth, soft yarn I used for a lace shawl, it will need blocking to get the desired look. I think that it is too soft for lacy look.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Silk Blend

      By Cat Lady

      from Pound Ridge, NY

      About Me Enthusiast, Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful Colors
      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

        I'm knitting a throw blanket with this yarn in feather and fan pattern. It's turning out beautifully and is SO soft!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        3.0

        Colors dissimilar....

        By Ninzoct

        from CT

        About Me Artist

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Socks

          Comments about Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend Space Dyed:

          Unfortunately, the yarn I received in NO WAY looked like the lovely photo on Webs site. It was so utterly different...a real shame, I'd say. They really need to show the skein of yarn as they do in some other photos. In any event, I would never use it and was able to return it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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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

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          • 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

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            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

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              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

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                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

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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 reviewHelp Icon

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