Category: Single Skein

New Arrival: Manos del Uruguay Franca Super Bulky

Manos del Uruguay Franca

Super-soft, super-warm, super-quick: Franca makes luscious knits in superwash merino with a beautiful, watercolor-inspired palette.

  • Fiber Content
    100% superwash merino
  • Yardage
    114 yds / 105 mts per 150 g
  • Gauge
    10 sts per 4″/10cm
  • Needle Size
    US 13-15 / 9 – 10mm
  • Care Instructions
    Machine wash or handwash in cool water. Dry flat.

Click here to shop for this yarn online. We offer US shipping, or you can choose to pickup in store.

Color Selection: We currently stock 8 colors of Manos del Uruguay Franca

Black Forest

Pattern Ideas

Find your inspiration and cast on one of these knits for a quick gift!

One Skein Projects: Hats

FREE! Big Chunky Comfy Hat by Erica Kempf Broughton

FREE! Perky Little Hat by Sharon Lentsch

FREE! The Big Hat by Davina Choy

Looking for a pom pom maker to make a matching pom pom? We recommend Clover Pom Pom Makers, which allow you to easily create beautiful full pom poms or multi-color pom poms and are available in a range of sizes. We recommend the Extra Large for use with Super Bulky Yarn, or Large if you’d like a slightly smaller pom pom.
Clover Extra Large Pom Pom Maker. $11.95

One Skein Projects: Cowls

FREE! Neck Truffle by Breean Elyse Miller

FREE! Why Wait? by Susan Ashcroft

FREE! Aujourd’hui by tante ehm

One Skein Project: Mittens

FREE! Really Quick Mitts by Haley Waxberg

FREE! Quick Bulky Mitten by Aimee Pelletier

Tandem Cables Scarf by Bonnie Barker

Tandem Cables Scarf by Bonnie Barker, from “Cable Crochet Made Easy.” Knit in Yankee Dyer Yakkity Yak

We’re so excited to have local author and crochet superstar at Knit Locally on Saturday, December 2 from 12-2 for a book signing for her new release, “Cable Crochet Made Easy.” The book features 18 new cabled crochet patterns and includes a wide variety of patterns, including pieces for both men and women as well as the home. As a bonus, each pattern comes with detailed video tutorials to take you through the steps, so you’ll be able to crochet away with confidence!

Our second pattern preview for Bonnie Barker’s newest book, “Cable Crochet Made Easy” is the Tandem Cables Scarf. Just look at that rich texture! Although this looks intimidating, once you get started, the pattern becomes intuitive — plus Bonnie’s video tutorials for both right and left handed crocheters will help you along!

This scarf was knit out of Yakkity Yak by Yankee Dyer, which is available at Knit Locally. This blend of merino, yak, and nylon produces a fabric with incredible drape. We have 14 colors in stock, including the color used in the book sample, “Yak-tober.” Click here for a complete color selection and ordering information.

We carry a full spectrum of Yankee Dyer Yakkity Yak — beautiful, rich colors with incredible drape!

See you at the book signing! Click here for more information.

The $15 Quick Holiday Gift

Nothing says heartfelt like a handmade gift! With our new colors of Cascade Baby Llama Chunky, you can make a beautiful accessory using only one skein — the perfect $15 gift! This luxury yarn is 100 percent Baby Llama, so it is super soft and plush. Plus, it’s bulky size means that it works up FAST!

Baby Llama Chunky (100 g/109 yds, Bulky, 100% Baby Llama, $15

Top Left: Friday Harbor Mitts (Knit) FREE! Click here for pattern!
Top Right: Waiting for Baby Cowl (Knit) FREE! Click here for pattern!
Bottom Left: Diamond Tempest Cowl (Knit) FREE! Click here for pattern!
Bottom Right: Llama Love Ear Warmer (Crochet) FREE! Click here for pattern!

Colors Available: