Noro Knitting Magazine is a fantastic resource for ways to utilize these classic, colorful yarns. The Spring/Summer 2018 issue is out now, and we are particularly drawn to these darling and versatile shells! With only 2-4 skeins required, these projects are quick and colorful knits for the summer season.
Japanese for cloud, Kumo is a new Noro yarn this season; a viscose/cotton/silk/wool blend in subtle pale pastels. Where Noro usually grabs us with their bold color choices, here we are caught by the delicate movement within each shade. In Scalloped Tank, combine 2 colors of Kumo for a pleasantly subdued summer top.
Noro Mirai is a single ply blend of cotton, silk, and viscose, and has a cool and supple hand. The DK weight yarn is perfectly suited to this summery shell, formed with short rows from seam to hem, and then picked up and knit to the shoulders.
The semisolid color of Silk Garden Sock Solo accentuates the easy eyelet patterning in this delicate crossback tank. Even better, due to clever shaping at the neck and armholes, this piece is actually reversible.
Michael Michaud is a new designer to our Art to Wear collection. He creates exquisite botanical shapes by using the plants themselves to create a mold. They are then cast in fine metals and finished with the subtle patina and gold plating that brings them to life. We have over 40 pieces in stock now, here are a few of our favorites from the herb collections: