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Previously $17.00 each.
Rio de la Plata Yarns supports an old Uruguayan tradition of hand spinning of wool by wives of Gauchos (traditional horsemen). Gauchos used and still use hand made wool Ponchos for protection from the cold and dirt when guarding sheep. They play an important roll in Uruguay's major source of income which is wool. This industry supplies a major part of the wool in the world. Uruguay has not changed much of its traditions in producing it.
This yarn you supports Uruguayan women who work at home and are able to spend time with their children and contribute money to their households.
3 ply kettle-dyed yarn (each ply brings in a different color)
3.5 oz, 437 yds., Needle size US 1-3 (2.25 - 3.25 mm)
Machine wash in cool water on gentle (or handwash) and lay flat to dry.
1 skein makes 1 pair of average adult-sized socks.