Winter Colors Noro Scarf

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The colorways selected were intended to mimic the muted colors of winter. In my head, this meant lots of whites, muted blues, greys, and maybe a little green. Noro taught me a big lesson as I went through this scarf–Winter has lots of color, and far more organic color than I was intent to let it.

Somehow, I think winter will actually be a little less dark and gray for me this year.

I love it when a scarf can change your life!

(Don't remember the numbers for each color

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Bill's picture

OK...I fell... ...just

OK...I fell...

...just ordered a batch of Noro.
...I'm going to try a wider scarf and 2x2 ribbing...

I've seen this scarf in

I've seen this scarf in many, many different colorways, but this one, by far, is the most exquisite of them all. Wow what an impressive scarf. And your stitches are impeccable too. Great, great job there, young man.

Thor's picture

As always, my friend... I

As always, my friend... I bow graciously acknowledging your Knitting Prowess!

ManMadeKnits's picture

I just discovered there is a

I just discovered there is a colorway in noro silk that is basically the bear flag colors.

I'm not much one for "bumper sticker" displays of pride, but I DO just like the colors, too...

YugiDean's picture

It looks so soft and supple.

It looks so soft and supple. I want to touch it. Is that in stockinette? or...? k1p1 rib? It doesn't look like it's curling, so I'm guessing the rib?

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ManMadeKnits's picture

*stares in disbelief* Have

*stares in disbelief*

Have you never made a noro stripe scarf before...?

YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS SCARF!

And yes, it is 1x1 rib

robinhoodvandal's picture

agreed! I think I'm on my...

agreed! I think I'm on my... 4th?

BuduR's picture

awwww now you make me want

awwww now you make me want to knit a scarf. Love the colors

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ManMadeKnits's picture

This scarf is worth it for

This scarf is worth it for the ribbing.

BuduR's picture

puh, ribbing *mumbles

puh, ribbing *mumbles something about enablers and wanders off to do her stockinette scarf*
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PaganCub's picture

One of those colors is

One of those colors is 211....i used the same color in my original noro striped scarf but then frogged it cause the starkness of the white didn't go well with the saturated greens, blues, and dark charcoals and browns of the other colorway. did you use 3 colors or just 2?

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Just two colors.

Just two colors.

PaganCub's picture

meloves it! did you use

meloves it! did you use kureyon or silk garden? what size needle? i used kureyon AND silk garden on size 8s
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crmartin's picture

That is just beautiful, I

That is just beautiful, I think it is my favorite of all the Noro scarfs that I have seen.

Randy

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Visit Crafty Andy's Blog

Visit Crafty Andy's Blog The scarf looks fantastic, Noro is such a wonderful yarn to work with!

superi's picture

Wow, it looks lovely! I

Wow, it looks lovely! I like it!

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terrye's picture

I love winter's colors, you

I love winter's colors, you normally wouldn't think of green as one of them, until you look around and see the pine trees!
Very nice!

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ManMadeKnits's picture

And you know, knitting this

And you know, knitting this scarf was a wintry experience. At first, I was excited by the snowy, until it started getting muddy and the skies got dark. Then there was a day when the sky was blue with a cloud here and there, but the nights always lasted longer. The winter continued on like this but by the end, I looked back and thought, what a beautiful experience. I wish it had lasted longer.

Yeah! That's Noro all

Yeah! That's Noro all right!!!.

MMario's picture

There's an essay in there

There's an essay in there somewhere.

ManMadeKnits's picture

Dammit, and it had to come

Dammit, and it had to come AFTER college.

steve kadel's picture

love the warmth of the

love the warmth of the colors and the softness of the yarn. looks very comfy

TomH's picture

Wonderful, wonderful scarf.

Wonderful, wonderful scarf. I love it.

Truly wintery colours - but

Truly wintery colours - but very, very nice. I like it.