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Franca - Super Chunky Singles Yarn - 150g

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  • Franca is a fun single ply yarn spun from incredibly soft 100% superwash merino wool. Super chunky, yet light & springy, perfect for accessories full of personality. Available in a vibrant range of colourways, Franca is hand dyed by artisans of fair trade women's cooperatives in Uruguay.

    Each 150g skein gives you 105 metres (114 yards) 

  • Brand Name: Manos del Uruguay
    Yarn Base: 
    100% Superwash Merino
    Skein Weight: 150g
    Length: 105 metres / 114 yards
    Needle / Hook Size: 9 - 10mm (US 13 - 15)
    Gauge: 10 sts per 4"/10cm
    Care Instructions: Handwash in cool water and lay flat to dry 

  • The South American yarn producer, Manos del Uruguay, has existed since 1968. From the very beginning, their aim was to improve the life quality for the women in villages of Uruguay by offering them work. Since 2009 Manos del Uruguay has been a member of the World Fair Trade Organization. 

    One of the many reasons for the uniqueness of the yarn made by Manos del Uruguay is the many beautiful colours and heathering. All their yarn is hand-dyed in the most stunning nuances and variations. Therefore, every single skein is unique. The secret herein lies in the small lots of yarn being dyed in wood-fired kettles. Factors like the local water, the weather as well as the time of year all contribute in the creation of the exquisite nuances.