We’re yearning for fall knitting and nothing feels quite like the lux merino and silk combo of Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend. Silk Blend is a single plied DK weight yarn with a silky softness that you want right next to your skin. As always, Manos del Uruguay is a fair trade company that prioritizes sustainability and fair wages. The rich, saturated colors and unique variegated color combos are unlike any other yarn we have in space.
- DK weight
- 70% merino wool, 30% silk
- 150 yds/137m
- Gauge: 22-24 sts per 4″/10cm
- Needle: US #4-6/5-6mm
Patterns We Love:
All the Love by Joji Locatelli
This snuggly sweater would be your go to this fall!
Viedma by the Fairmount Fibers/Manos Del Uruguay Design Team
This crochet top shows off the drapey qualities of this silk blend yarn.
Guirnalda by the Fairmount Fibers/Manos del Uruguay Design Team
Short sleeve colorwork patterns are so hot right now! Guirnalda is a bottom up, ballet-neck pullover featuring a Norweigian fair isle motif with contast color at the sleeves and hem.
Trigo by Quinn Reverendo
We have a beautiful sample of this garment in shop to inspire you! Use solids or choose a variegated color to create an eye-catching accessory.
Amaranto by Jocelyn Tunney
Mix and match colors to create Amaranto–a bias knit wrap that is the perfect palette for Silk Blend. You can customize this knit depending on how many colors you choose and modifications can easily be made to lengthen or shorten the piece.
Envira by Sarah Solomon
The clean lines and simple elegance of this colorwork cowl is make it an ideal accessory or the perfect gift!
Welted Fingerless Mitts by Churchmouse Yarns
These mitts work up gorgeously in both solid and variegated.