Friday, October 19, 2012

New Neon Manos Maxima!


Squeeee!  The yarn I've been waiting for finally arrived - Manos Del Uruguay Maxima Semi Solids in NEON colours! Now, if you you don't want to wake you up before you go-go, I understand, but listen to me now and believe me later - a little bit of highlighter colour, while not for the faint of heart, rocks.  

Manos Del Uruguay Maxima  is 100% fair trade, kettle dyed, extra fine merino wool.  100g/ 200m. 18 to 20 sts = 4" on 4mm to 5mm needles. $19.97/skein.



The good people at Purl Bee get it. The people on the Pinterest interweb get it too. The key to working the new new neon, is use is small doses, and pair it with a neutral (off white, grey, camel). 

    Top Row, left to right:  2552 Foil, 2590 Natural.
    Bottom Row, left to right:  2060 Highlighter, 2431 Helium, 2341 Acid, 2175 Shocking, 2169 Speeding Ticket.


  • Free Pattern
  • Hat: 1 skein Manos Maxima  in Colour, 1 skein Manos Maxima  in off white, 3.75mm-16" circular needles and 3.75mm double pointed needles
  • Cowl: 2 skeins Manos Maxima  in Colour, 2 skeins Manos Maxima in off white, 4mm-29" circular needles


  • Free Pattern
  • 1 skein Manos Maxima in Colour, 1 skein Manos Maxima in light grey
  • 4.5mm-16" circular needles and 4.5mm double pointed needles






1 comment:

Rory Benn-Clibborn said...

Hi, any idea where I can buy the manos neon yarn? Thanks

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