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4.6

Noro Taiyo

Noro Taiyo has a beautiful fiber content with unbelievable next to the skin softness. The sheen from the silk makes Noro’s already fabulous colorways shine even more. Noro Taiyo would make a great scarf or wrap and a fabulous sweater!  Made in Japan.

 

Content:
40% Cotton/30% Silk/15% Wool/15% Nylon
Care:
Dry Clean
Weight/Yardage:
100g/220yd
Gauge:
4-4.5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$19.95 skein Discountable
  • 089 Greens, Orange, Yellow - New! In Stock 35 skeins $19.95
  • 090 Blues, Greens, Orange - New! In Stock 43 skeins $19.95
  • 091 Lime, Lemon, Copper - New! In Stock 23 skeins $19.95
  • 092 Pinks, Lemon, Brown - New! In Stock 14 skeins $19.95
  • 094 Oranges, Purple, Green - New! In Stock 31 skeins $19.95
  • 095 Fuschia, Greens, Blue - New! In Stock 29 skeins $19.95
  • 102 Reds, Greens, Chocolate - New! In Stock 50+ skeins $19.95
  • 104 Browns, Lime, Grape - New! In Stock 19 skeins $19.95
  • 69 Black, Red, Navy, Brown In Stock 16 skeins $19.95
  • 71 Greens, Pink, Orange, Black In Stock 37 skeins $19.95
  • 72 Reds, Gold, Green, Blue In Stock 2 skeins $19.95
  • 75 Yellows, Lime, Red, Pink In Stock 32 skeins $19.95
  • 76 Sienna, White, Mint, Black In Stock 48 skeins $19.95
  • 28 Hot Pink, Green, Orange, Yellow In Stock 24 skeins $19.95
  • 49 Purple, Magenta, Mint, Blue In Stock 24 skeins $19.95
  • 52 Light Pink, Emarld, Coral, Navy In Stock 25 skeins $19.95
  • 56 Turquoise, Brown, Red, Cobalt In Stock 29 skeins $19.95
  • 59 Brown, Yellow, Mint, Purple In Stock 28 skeins $19.95
  • 66 Black, Pinks, White, Lime, Orange In Stock 30 skeins $19.95
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NoroTaiyo
 
4.6

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Knits quickly (27)
  • Good weight (26)
  • Soft (24)
  • Nice texture (20)
  • Hides mistakes (15)

Cons

  • Twists up (4)

Best Uses

  • Sweaters (19)
  • Scarves (18)
  • Hats (10)
  • Gloves (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (23), Artist (6), Collector (6), Novice (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (30)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Ultra soft and yummy

I knit a sweater from this and it turned out wonderful. It is much heavier than you think at first because it is so soft. This causes a bit of "growing"...Read complete review

I knit a sweater from this and it turned out wonderful. It is much heavier than you think at first because it is so soft. This causes a bit of "growing" in garments. Keep this in mind for underarms and length. I would love to have a closet full of sweaters out of this.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Order with CAUTION

I love Noro yarn and the beautiful colors.

I purchased 3 skeins for a project and every skein had hand tied knots connecting new yarn. Noro yarn is known for shading why...Read complete review

I love Noro yarn and the beautiful colors.

I purchased 3 skeins for a project and every skein had hand tied knots connecting new yarn. Noro yarn is known for shading why would Noro, knowingly piece yarn with a knot, without considering the colorway shading - causing abrupt shading switches in the skein? I understand finding knots in skeins of yarn occasionally (don't like it) but every skein purchased?

Also because of the combination of fibers spin in this yarn when the yarn switches over to mostly cotton, the yarn is at it's weakest point and easily shreds.

Noro still has the most beautiful colorways available but when selecting this yarn realize it has to be treated very carefully and does not have the strength of a Noro 100% wool yarn.

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4.0

Love Taiyo colors and texture!

By Judy the knitting and crocheting addict!

from Mililani, HI

About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast, Knitting Addict, Parent

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Pros

  • Color Changes Are Lovely
  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mermaid Tail Scales

    Comments about Noro Taiyo:

    excellent service

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    4.0

    Delicious saturated colors, works up quickly

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    By Felicia

    from Oro Valley, AZ

    About Me Collector, Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

    • Knots

    Best Uses

    • Afghan

    Comments about Noro Taiyo:

    I am using Taiyo to make an oversized, king-size mitered squares blanket. It is working up quickly, the color changes are typical lovely Noro. Of course, there are knots in the skeins, so I have to do some clever grafting to rearrange some of the colors so that they flow. I'm 8 balls into a 20 ball or so project, and have had to graft about half of them. At least with Taiyo, grafting is very easy because of the thickness and the fiber blend. I would use Taiyo again for other home accessory type projects. I would probably not use it for any kind of garment because it is kind of heavy for a worsted (is it aran?) and I'm not sure it would make all that flattering a garment. I find this to be one of the softer Noro yarns. Even with the cotton content that it has, it still has enough stretch for me to knit comfortably with it.

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    • No

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    5.0

    taiyo wow

    By bouv

    from michigan

    About Me Collector, Enthusiast, Novice

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Easy To Fix
    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Knits Quickly
    • Machine Washable
    • Nice Texture
    • Soft

    Cons

    • Unravels

    Best Uses

    • Hats
    • Scarves
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Noro Taiyo:

    all very good

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    • No

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    5.0

    gorgeous yarn

    By Lindabc

    from San Anselmo

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Weight
    • Hides Mistakes
    • Knits Quickly
    • Soft

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Scarves
      • Sweaters

      Comments about Noro Taiyo:

      I knitted a simple Kimono in garter stitch. (Plymouth Encore garter stitch pattern.) The fabric is soft soft soft, with a beautiful texture, hand & drape. I am sure I will get a lot of use out of this piece. I am tempted to make one in a different colorway just because its a pleasure to wear...jeans or more tailored lines are all good.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Noro Taiyo

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      By Penny

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Noro Taiyo:

      I made a sweater vest. It went very fast and I finished it. The colors are beautiful.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Enjoyed knitting Noro Taiyo

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      By Penny

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

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      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Easy To Fix
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

      • Sweaters

      Comments about Noro Taiyo:

      I used the product to knit a sweater. It went very fast Colors are beautiful.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Fun with Taiyo

      By Andi

      from Cleveland

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Hides Mistakes
      • Knits Quickly
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

      • Delicate- Tears Easily

      Best Uses

      • Scarves

      Comments about Noro Taiyo:

      I've been waiting for Noro to create a comfortable soft fiber, which is predominantly cotton; yay! It's finally here with the advent of Taiyo! I can't get enough of it! I've made four scarves so far, and will most likely be buying some more Taiyo shortly. The colors are beautiful, and those of us who have a hard time working with wool, can finally enjoy the beauty of Noro!

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      • No

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      4.0

      Excellent product which knits very easily and smoothly.

      By .none

      from Nashville,Tn.

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Weight
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Noro Taiyo:

        Yarn does a lovely stripped pattern. It is easy to knit. I am making a sweater.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Beautiful

        By Crazy knitter

        from Riverside California

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        Comments about Noro Taiyo:

        Any project would work. Taiyo really knits up beautifully.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Love this yarn!!!

        By Ann the avid knitter

        from Phila, Pa

        About Me Artist, Collector, Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Dyed Evenly
        • Easy To Fix
        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly
        • Nice Texture
        • Soft

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves
          • Sweaters

          Comments about Noro Taiyo:

          Normally, I am not a fan of cotton yarns. This is an exceptional yarn. It is soft and the colorways are fabulous!!! I am knitting the shawl/scarf on page 62 of Noro Lace book in number 75. It is absolutely beautiful. I love Noro in general, but usually use the wools/wool blends. I think I will use this stitch pattern and Taiyo for a sweater.

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