Product:  Milo
Category: 5 ply  weight
Composition: %  Merino wool 35% linen 
Weight: 100g 
Length:  350m /380 yards 
Gauge:  sts = 10cm 
Needles size: 3.5 – 4mm (US 4 – 6 )
Care: gentle hand wash is recommended,  dry flat.
Please note:  This yarn is supplied in a skein which requires winding before use. Attempts to use this yarn without winding into a ball first, will result in tangles and knots.

Kaleidoscope’s rating = KKKK

Skin softness :  4/5 – merino is soft but the linen content adds texture.
Colour palette:  5/5 – lots of muted colours and some variegated.
Pattern usage : 4 /5 – 5 ply sport weight are used mainly for garments.
Value for money: 4 /5 – not cheap but but good quality and fair trade.
Wear and tear: 4 /5 – Good if you don’t machine wash.

The newest yarn by Manos del Uruguay is a  gorgeous simple ply merino and linen blend  in a heavy fingering/light sport weight yarn. The linen gives Milo a rustic, yet elegant look  with its raw fibres and metallic shine, it is perfect for  projects, such as shawls and lightweight garments. Available in semi-solids or space-dyed shades.

Here are some knitting pattern ideas in (EN & FR) available to buy on




Additional information

Weight 129 g