Colour is the spice of life, and with a generous sprinkle here and there our whole world pulsates with vitality. The same goes for knitting, we love, love, LOVE colour!! Not only is it the eye candy that we crave after a winter far too long for our liking, it is at the heart and soul of every ball of Noro yarn, and just happens to be in full bloom on the pages of the latest issue of the Noro knitting magazine. Take a peek inside this issue, filled with more than thirty stunning projects to knit and crochet by forward-thinking designers who challenge the rules and veer away from the mundane by manipulating colour into amazing new directions. Contact your lys to reserve a copy, issue four is due out in the first week of June.
The only thing missing on this cover is a bright red warning label- May cause abnormal heart rate, proceed with CAUTION!
It’s open season on lacy knitting, and this issue showcases a flurry of designs that will make your eyes marvel in delight, with vests, tunics and tees that utilize innovative techniques to create a little more breathing space. Cold Shoulder Pullover designed by Deborah Newton in Taiyo Sock col. 17 (shown above).
Elongated stitches and cables intersect with poetic ease on this one piece Waterfall Vest designed by Kim Haesemeyer in Taiyo Sport col. 10 (shown above).
Make a few waves this spring without getting your feet wet. Pick a new project to knit from the latest Noro knitting magazine and get ready for the oohs and aahs that will follow. Garter Stitch Jacket designed by Ann Klimpert in Silk Garden col. 357, 387 and Debbie Bliss Rialto Aran col. 26 (shown above).
Crochet hooks will be swinging in fine style as Noro showcases a profusion of blooms to rival the prettiest of gardens. Flower Lace Scarf designed by Jacqueline Van Dillen in Taiyo Lace col. 28 (shown above).
It’s all about accessorizing the positive in unexpected ways this season, from dreamy cowls and wristlets, to fanciful hats and socks. This time around Noro injects self-striping colour to intensify the dramatic fashion palette of animal prints, geometrics and floral patterns. Reversible Cowl designed by Linda Medina in Obi col. 3 (shown above).