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Noro Taiyo Sock

With Taiyo Sock, Noro has brought the gauge of cotton-blended Taiyo to a great weight for socks, light garments, and accessories. Made in Japan.

Content:
50% Cotton/ 17% Wool/ 17% Nylon/ 16% Silk
Care:
Dry Clean
Weight/Yardage:
100g/462yds
Gauge:
7.5 sts = 1" on US 2-3
Knitting Weight:
Fingering
$19.95 skein $11.49 skein
  • 62 Neutrals, Melon, Orange In Stock 50+ skeins $11.49
  • 64 Yellow, Greens, Purple, Blue In Stock 50+ skeins $11.49
  • 68 Browns, Purples, Turquoise In Stock 50+ skeins $11.49
  • 70 Greens, Purples, Gold, Grey In Stock 50+ skeins $11.49
  • 22 Black, Purple, Olive, Clay In Stock 5 skeins $11.49
  • 41 Neutrals, Red In Stock 50+ skeins $11.49
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NoroTaiyo Sock
 
4.2

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (25)
  • Nice texture (23)
  • Hides mistakes (14)
  • Knits quickly (11)
  • Soft (10)

Cons

  • Twists up (22)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (24)
  • Socks (14)
  • Sweaters (9)
  • Hats (8)
  • Gloves (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (30), Artist (15), Collector (7), Parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (36), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

MIght be my favourite sweater this Summer!!!

I am wearing the lace-front, short-sleeved sweater I just finished and it is SOOO comfortable, even as the weather heats up. Can't wait to wear it "out" so I can...Read complete review

I am wearing the lace-front, short-sleeved sweater I just finished and it is SOOO comfortable, even as the weather heats up. Can't wait to wear it "out" so I can show it off...it's my first lace pattern so I was very pleased that I was able to rip back to where I started out wrong but the yarn was still fine with "re-knitting." I don't think I'd use if for socks, tho...I think it might mat too much, but, haven't tried it. I was also pleased that the whole project only "ate up" 2 1/2 skeins! I've enough left for another project, I think. Love this yarn! Couldn't find any negatives to post.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Quality is horrible; color is fantastic

This was the most difficult yarn to crochet I have ever used. It kinked up immediately and constantly. I tried (1) working directly from the ball and (2) winding it into a...Read complete review

This was the most difficult yarn to crochet I have ever used. It kinked up immediately and constantly. I tried (1) working directly from the ball and (2) winding it into a cake using a yarn winder, but neither was even remotely satisfactory. Quality control is very suspect. The yarn goes from thread thin to bulky, undyed roving in a matter of yards. Even though I love the colors, I won't buy this again.

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5.0

one of my favorites

By SpiderDi

from Washington, DC

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Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Nice Texture

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Scarves

    Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

    This is one of my favorite mill spun yarns for woven summer scarves. It works great as warp with a neutral colored weft.

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    4.0

    Wonderful Noro Colors in a Cotton/Silk blend for summer

    By Kathleen

    from Philadelphia, PA

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight

    Cons

    • Twists Up

    Best Uses

    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

    I am crocheting a cap sleeve summer sweater. Colors are wonderful. Yard does twist so I do thread it through a hole in a bag, could use a bowl. I love watching the colors unfold as I go.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    sturdy but soft

    By EI

    from denver CO

    About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

      great sock yarn. love the colors

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      great color ways but yarn twists

      By busylady123

      from coral springs, florida

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      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Great Colors
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Soft After Knitted

      Cons

      • Can Break Strand W Hand
      • Easily Knots Due To Twist
      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • I Would Not Use For Socks
      • Scarves

      Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

      I love the colorways and how the finish items turns out. The yarn feels a little stringy but after knitting or crocheting item it has a wonderful feel and texture...It is worth making a scarf or other items even though the strand twists. I can't recommend it to all due to this fact.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Great Noro colors !

      By Weinerdogmom

      from Dearborn,MI

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

      Great Noro colors. Always an adventure to knit with Noro- always some bit of unexpected color. Yarn did twist a bit but was still very easy to work with. I knitted a lace scarf and it blocked out beautifully and became very soft. Label says dry clean but yarn did hand wash just fine. I was very happy with the results of this yarn in my project and will use it again - may not the best for long wearing socks but makes beautiful accessories.

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      • No

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      5.0

      MAKE ART PIECES WITH TAIYO SOCK

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      By MamaMoo13

      from Tampa, FL

      About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Parent

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fabulous Color Combinatio
      • Good Weight
      • Good Yardage
      • Nice Texture
      • Softens Up As You Knit

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Shawls

      Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

      See above.

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      • No

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      5.0

      MAKE ART PIECES WITH TAIYO SOCK

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      By MamaMoo13

      from Tampa, FL

      About Me 40 Years Knitting, Enthusiast

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Great Blending Of Colors
      • Nice Texture
      • Softens Up As You Work It
      • Unusual Colorways

      Cons

      • Buy More Than You Need
      • Feels Coarse At First

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Shawls
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

      I use this yarn for Entrelac pieces. The color ways work up beautifully into the individual blocks. It would also work well in modular knitting.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Heath shawl, Noro Taiyo sock

      By Cj

      from Carmel, NY

      About Me Artist, Enthusiast

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      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Perfect Color Repeats
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves

        Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

        The Heath Shawl pattern calls for,this yarn and the spread of the colors works great .

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        4.0

        Cool Texture

        By Courtney

        from Wilsonville, OR

        About Me Knitter, Pattern Designer

        Pros

        • Beautiful Colors
        • Hides Mistakes
        • Unique Texture

        Cons

        • Not Easy To Wash
        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

        • Cowls
        • Scarves

        Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

        This yarn comes in beautiful colors. I DO NOT recommend using it for socks, despite the title of the yarn. The texture is coarse and unique, though the yarn is overall soft, and the gauge is uneven, so it's best to use this for items where gauge is not very important such as scarves and cowls. I knit a scarf with it using the Indian Cross Stitch for my mother and we were both very happy with it.

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        • No

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        4.0

        I will buy this product again and again!

        By Bergeron

        from Summit, MS

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight

        Cons

        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Scarves

        Comments about Noro Taiyo Sock:

        I made shawls using a Noro crochet pattern. The color schemes are just beautiful! The one downside is that it twists terribly. I will definitely use this yarn again!

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        • No

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