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Manos del Uruguay Yarns: The Making of a Collection with Lisa Myers and Sarah Solomon

Join Lisa Myers from Manos del Uruguay and Sarah Solomon to see what goes into making a collection of designerwear.

Sarah Solomon is a knitwear designer, writer and teacher based in New York City. Her patterns and articles have appeared in publications by Interweave and Vogue Knitting and with collections by Manos del Uruguay, Woolfolk and mYak. Her interests include everything from traditional techniques to colorwork to fine finishing, with a particular emphasis on garment construction. She is also an avid sewer and spinner and loves handwork in many forms. In her design work, Sarah creates garments and accessories from exceptional yarns that are knittable, wearable and designed to last.  

In the Fall of 2018, Sarah collaborated with Manos del Uruguay and their American distributor, Fairmount Fibers, to create a sweater collection. Sarah will be joined by the owner of Fairmount Fibers, Lisa Myers, who will present the story of Manos del Uruguay, their unique hand-dyed yarns and their enduring success as a fiber-focused non-profit. Together, Sarah and Lisa will talk about the process of creating a collection from these very special yarns. All of the sweaters plus Sarah’s earlier designs for Manos will be on display to see and try on.

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Earlier Event: February 7
Kids Club
Later Event: February 9
Beginner Knitting Part 2