tips and tricks

Here we will post tips, tricks and links. 


mixing colours: 

You can make color blends by knitting two colors together. 

To make it easier we already made ​​some examples in the Clasica yarn of Manos Manos del Uruguay. 

The colors are best viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. We do our best to match colors as closely as possible to resemble the real yarn but personal computer and monitor settings may reveal differences.  


off white MCL-2800soft pink MCL-2603soft lilac MCL-2603lilac MCL-2603

grey mint MCL-2302moss MCL-2370blue MCL-2412, cobalt MCL-2450

petrol MCL-2444grass MCL-2364mustard MCL-2264chestnut MCL-2247

purple MCL-2665poppy red MCL-2106fuchsia's MCM-5003purple's MCM-7032, 

roze's MCM-6422autumn MCM-8891seventies MCM-6554clouds MCM-7311

leaves MCM-7325ocean MCM-7073.

make your own buttons:  

By using the synthetic rings we sell it is very easy to make your own buttons with the yarn of your choise.

Here you will find the explanation.  


"Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind-off" 

Thanks to Jeny Staiman, the perfect way to make an elastic bind off. Suitable for socks, but also for lace knits.

All her tips you can find here.



Read more about it here. 


free patterns from our suppliers: 

These are patterns in English. 

overview of the patterns in yarn from Artesano

overview of the patterns in yarn from Manos del Uruguay

If you open the overview sheets in Adobe Acrobat reader, you can download the patterns by clicking the pictures and save them to your computer.

Download the free Acrobat Reader here.


We don't have all the yarns in stock, but off course we can order them for you, please contact us.


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