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KNIT NORO12 3SKEINS •

30 COLORFUL KNITS

A Little Noro Goes a Long Way!

30 COLORFUL KNITS

ABOUT NORO For more than 40 years, Noro has been producing yarns that are known for their lush textures and outstanding color combinations. Led by founder Eisaku Noro, the company creates yarns from only the highest quality natural fibers and with strict attention to environmentally friendly practices. It’s no wonder knitters the world over love Noro.

Cover design by Joe Vior Photography by Rose Callahan

KNIT NORO 1•2•3 SKEINS

CRAFTS KNITTING

The best designers can take a small amount of yarn and create something truly memorable, and in Knit Noro 1 2 3 Skeins some of those designers show you how to do just that. These 30 projects use a variety of Noro’s dazzlingly colorful yarns and include everything from shawls to

KNIT NORO 12 3 SKEINS

• • 30 DAZZLING DESIGNS

ISBN: 978-1-936096-69-5

sixthandspringbooks.com

52495

$24.95 US $26.95 CANADA

9 781936 096695

KNIT NORO 1•2•3 SKEINS 30 COLORFUL KNITS

The 30 stunning designs in Knit Noro 1 2 3 Skeins all take creative advantage of Noro’s famously vibrant colors and luxurious fibers—using only one, two, or three skeins of yarn each. The variety of items (even a few garments!) include something for every style and skill level. Projects include: • Light and breezy layers • Shawls and capes of every shape and size • Warm and cozy neckwear and hats • An adorable stuffed bunny

hats to sweaters, with techniques and styles to suit knitters of every stripe. Just when you thought you couldn’t love Noro any more, Knit Noro 1 2 3 Skeins will show you new and beautiful ways to make their fabulous fibers shine—with just a few skeins!

Printed in China

$24.95 US $26.95 CANADA

30 COLORFUL KNITS

. . . And much more! Grab a few spectacular skeins of Noro and have fun knitting these small projects that are big on style.


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KNIT NORO 12 3 •

SKEINS

30 COLORFUL KNITS

NEW YORK


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Editorial Director JOY AQUILINO Developmental Editor LISA SILVERMAN Yarn Editor CHRISTINA BEHNKE Supervising Patterns Editor LORI STEINBERG Patterns Editors RACHEL MAURER STEPHANIE MRSE AMY POLCYN

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Copyright © 2014 by Sixth&Spring Books/Knitting Fever, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means—graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or information storage-and-retrieval systems—without written permission of the publisher. The written instructions, photographs, designs, projects and patterns are intended for the personal, noncommercial use of the retail purchaser and are under federal copyright laws; they are not to be reproduced in any form for commercial use. Permission is granted to photocopy patterns for the personal use of the retail purchaser.

SANDI PROSSER ISBN: 978-1-936096-69-5

Proofreader KRISTIN M. JONES Technical Illustrations LORI STEINBERG Photography ROSE CALLAHAN

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data can be found at the Library of Congress. Manufactured in China 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 First Edition

Stylist KHALIAH JONES Hair and Makeup SOKPHALLA BAN Vice President Publisher Creative Director Production Manager President Chairman

TRISHA MALCOLM CARRIE KILMER JOE VIOR DAVID JOINNIDES ART JOINNIDES JAY STEIN

161 Avenue of the Americas • New York, New York 10013 sixthandspringbooks.com


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CONTENTS 6

Introduction

THE PROJECTS 10 14 18 22 26 30 34 38 42 46 50 54 58 62 66 70 74

Honeycomb Cable Hat Open Back Vest Chunky Lace Capelet Twisted-Stitch Mitts Lace Cardi Cabled Handbag Collared Lace Shawl Chunky Cabled Hat Intarsia Cowl Picot Edge Shawlette Sinuous Cowl Lattice Cable Mitts Empire-Waist Top Lace Pillow Sham Garter Ridge Shawl Bias-Knit Scarf Eyelet Lace Shawlette

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Twisted Rib Beanie Lace Scarf Chevron Cape Flower Brooch Pleated Cowl Twig Lace Shrug Lacy Collar Swiss Scarf Head Kerchief Daisy Stitch Capelet Braided Moebius Cowl Colorwork Cowl Bunny Toy

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Helpful Information Distributors Index


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KNIT NORO12 3SKEINS •

30 COLORFUL KNITS

A Little Noro Goes a Long Way!

30 COLORFUL KNITS

ABOUT NORO For more than 40 years, Noro has been producing yarns that are known for their lush textures and outstanding color combinations. Led by founder Eisaku Noro, the company creates yarns from only the highest quality natural fibers and with strict attention to environmentally friendly practices. It’s no wonder knitters the world over love Noro.

Cover design by Joe Vior Photography by Rose Callahan

KNIT NORO 1•2•3 SKEINS

CRAFTS KNITTING

The best designers can take a small amount of yarn and create something truly memorable, and in Knit Noro 1 2 3 Skeins some of those designers show you how to do just that. These 30 projects use a variety of Noro’s dazzlingly colorful yarns and include everything from shawls to

KNIT NORO 12 3 SKEINS

• • 30 DAZZLING DESIGNS

ISBN: 978-1-936096-69-5

sixthandspringbooks.com

52495

$24.95 US $26.95 CANADA

9 781936 096695

KNIT NORO 1•2•3 SKEINS 30 COLORFUL KNITS

The 30 stunning designs in Knit Noro 1 2 3 Skeins all take creative advantage of Noro’s famously vibrant colors and luxurious fibers—using only one, two, or three skeins of yarn each. The variety of items (even a few garments!) include something for every style and skill level. Projects include: • Light and breezy layers • Shawls and capes of every shape and size • Warm and cozy neckwear and hats • An adorable stuffed bunny

hats to sweaters, with techniques and styles to suit knitters of every stripe. Just when you thought you couldn’t love Noro any more, Knit Noro 1 2 3 Skeins will show you new and beautiful ways to make their fabulous fibers shine—with just a few skeins!

Printed in China

$24.95 US $26.95 CANADA

30 COLORFUL KNITS

. . . And much more! Grab a few spectacular skeins of Noro and have fun knitting these small projects that are big on style.

Knit Noro 123 Skeins  

With no more than three skeins of the most beautiful wool available, advanced beginners can knit 30 stunning projects—hats, bags, cowls, sha...

Knit Noro 123 Skeins  

With no more than three skeins of the most beautiful wool available, advanced beginners can knit 30 stunning projects—hats, bags, cowls, sha...

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