What impeccable timing, as the latest issue of Noro’s Knitting Magazine is ready to hit local yarn shops and set off a flurry of holiday projects for knit and crochet enthusiasts with a colour palette that is exceptionally expressive and charismatic, setting the mood for an eclectic season of striking jewel tones and smoldering dramatic hues.
Here is a peek inside the pages of Noro Knitting Magazine Issue Seven available at your lys this month-
Get ready for eye candy overload as Noro’s talented design team shows off more than thirty designs to knit and crochet in a myriad of striped, checked, cabled, slip -stitched, mitred and bobbled delights!
Ruffle some feathers when hitting the party circuit this year in a sensational cardigan designed by Irina Poludnenko. Its a gorgeous holiday piece that will be as much fun to knit as it is to wear. Knit in Silk Garden col. 400 and Silk Garden Solo col. 7.
Showing one’s true stripes is certainly second nature when working with Noro yarns. This ‘Open-Front Jacket’ has a shapely silhouette accentuated with diagonal lines. Designed by Rachel Maurer in a contrasting combination of Silk Garden col. 373 and Silk Garden Sock Solo col. 3.
Chasing rainbows comes easy when you can wear them on your sleeves. A go-for-the-gusto style, this bold and vivacious ‘Batwing Cardigan’ is designed by Andrea Babb, and knit in Silk Garden Solo col. 8 and Hanabatake col. 7.
Out of the dark ages, designer Ann McDonald Kelly updates history with this ‘Houndstooth Pullover’. A colourful overhaul of the well-known Scottish check pattern originating in the 1800’s, playfully knit in Silk Garden col. 349 with a side order of a deep and smoky shade in Silk Garden Solo col. 9.
Beanies are currently sitting high on the list of hot and fabulous winter accessories, and Noro’s latest issue flashes a bevy of them. Look for this stunning crocheted design by Jacqueline Van Dillen, it will definitely turn some heads and work up quickly as a last minute gift complete with rainbow-hued pompom. Obi col. 15 (shown above).