Noro: Meet the Man Behind the Legendary Yarn*Knit 40 Fabulous Designs

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Sixth & Spring Books, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 148 pages
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No one creates yarns like Eisaku Noro. Made from rich natural materials and employing innovative color-blending techniques with long-repeat variegation, they have been acclaimed worldwide. In 2008, Noro yarn expert Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton sat down with the artist in his native Japan to discuss his craft, his commitment to sustainability and his unwavering dedication to knitting as an art form. The result is this fully illustrated guide to using Noro yarns to best effect. Packed with color photographs and insights into the world of Noro, it features some 30 stunning projects, including hat-and-scarf sets, intricate pullovers, a richly textured shirt, and even a charming doggie vest!

 

 

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Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton is an expert on knitting with Noro yarns and has published many books of patterns featuring Noro and other yarns. Originally from New York, she has lived in Sweden for 25 years.

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