Franca has long been a shop favorite for the winter season. With chunk knits being back in style this season, we are sure that it will be on your needles or your hook soon! Franca is a super soft, 100% superwash single-ply Merino yarn is produced by a fair trade cooperative in South America. The single-ply Merino takes the dye beautifully, and we have some lovely new colors to choose from. Each skein is a mega 150 grams, allowing you to make accessories with just one skein.
- 100% superwash merino single-ply
- 114 yds / 105 mts per 5.3 oz / 150 g
- 10 sts = 4″ / 10cm
- US 13-15 / 9-10 mm
- Hand wash in cold water. Dry flat.
Our top three pattern picks:
Cozy Pumpkin Vibes
Free patterns to inspire you:
Check out all of these amazing free patterns that showcase the colorplay in each Franca skein!
About Manos del Uruguay
Manos del Uruguay is a non-profit social organization which, since 1968, has provided jobs for craftswomen living in Uruguay rural areas. In 2009, Manos del Uruguay was accepted as a member of the World Fair Trade Organization, which operates in 70 countries and brings together more than 350 organizations committed to Fair Trade.
Their mission is to eradicate poverty through sustainable economic growth, enabling craftspeople to improve the quality of their craft products, so that they can earn a living and continue their personal development.
The craftswomen are the owners of Manos del Uruguay and part of a non-profit association that generates work for rural women. They spin their yarns by hand, then dye them in vibrant colors, making the Manos palette something unique, special, and recognizable worldwide.