Alegria means 'Joy' in Spanish, which summed up my mood when I ripped open my latest delivery from Artesano Yarns! I have bought two different colourways of Manos del Uruguay Alegria yarn to test the water and see what everyone thinks about it. I think it will be a best seller.
Initially it seems expensive (£17.50 for a 100g skein) but there is 425m of knitting pleasure to be had from a single skein, and no project in the pattern collection uses more than one skein.
I have never felt sock yarn so soft! It is utterly gorgeous and in my mind worth every penny. I will be using a skein to knit myself a Hitchhiker scarf (see Ravelry.com for the pattern). I have to have this draped around my shoulders. Too good for socks that no one will see!