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    Noro Silk Garden Sock

    Leave it to Noro to give you everything you love about Silk Garden in a sock yarn. These beautiful color combinations will leave your feet looking fabulous!  Made in Japan.

    Content:
    40% Wool/25% Silk/25% Nylon/10% Kid Mohair
    Care:
    Hand Wash
    Weight/Yardage:
    100g/325yds
    Gauge:
    6.5 sts = 1" on US 3
    Knitting Weight:
    Sock
    $19.99 skein Discountable
    • s87 87 In Stock 8 skeins $19.99
    • s264 264 In Stock 8 skeins $19.99
    • S268 268 In Stock 13 skeins $19.99
    • s269 269 In Stock 4 skeins $19.99
    • S272 272 Backordered $19.99
    • S279 279 In Stock 6 skeins $19.99
    • s304 304 In Stock 15 skeins $19.99
    • S349 Burnt Orange, Charcoal, Brown, Burgundy In Stock 12 skeins $19.99
    • S354 Green, Cobalt, Navy, Violet In Stock 12 skeins $19.99
    • S356 Red, Wine, Periwinkle, Green, Brown In Stock 16 skeins $19.99
    • S358 Grey, White, Purple In Stock 10 skeins $19.99
    • S359 Natural, Gold, Brown In Stock 5 skeins $19.99
    • S360 Black, Teal, Gold, Green In Stock 10 skeins $19.99
    • S369 Turquoise, Emerald, Black, Violet, Brown In Stock 11 skeins $19.99
    • S373 Blue, Purple, Grey, Mint In Stock 9 skeins $19.99
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    NoroSilk Garden Sock
     
    3.6

    (based on 13 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (3)

    67%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Knits quickly (9)
    • Good weight (7)
    • Dyed evenly (4)
    • Nice texture (4)

    Cons

    • Coarse (7)
    • Twists up (4)

    Best Uses

    • Socks (5)
    • Sweaters (4)
    • Hats (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (8)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Gorgeous, Versatile, & A Great Value

    Silk Garden Sock is very versatile and fun to work with. The texture and diameter tend to be more varied then Kureyon Sock, and tends to run more towards sport weight. Beautiful in...Read complete review

    Silk Garden Sock is very versatile and fun to work with. The texture and diameter tend to be more varied then Kureyon Sock, and tends to run more towards sport weight. Beautiful in multiple uses such as quick to knit socks, wraps/shawls, baby items, and light weight sweaters.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Overpriced for quality and design

    I always have an issue with sock yarns where the thread is broken in production and then continued indiscriminately without any consideration for continuity of overall color design. I was disappointed to notice that...Read complete review

    I always have an issue with sock yarns where the thread is broken in production and then continued indiscriminately without any consideration for continuity of overall color design. I was disappointed to notice that one 100g skein makes easily a pair of socks, one green and one purple. The color design is so 'long', that you won't get two repeats out of one skein - which makes a difference if you are keen on symmetry. The only way around that would've been to purchase two skeins, but would I have gotten two of the same repeat? Probably not. Yes, the colors are gorgeous, but to my taste the texture is awful, harsh, spiney, and gauge of yarn inconsistent. You wind up with sloppy, droopy socks that need handwashing (now, seriously, how sensible is that?). This was my first and last experiment with the much revered Noro yarn, there are more consistent yarns with much more reliable production quality and at least equal if not better, color designs out there.

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    1.0

    Disappointed

    By Granny

    from Green Lane, PA

    About Me Experienced knitter, Granny, Seamstress

    Pros

      Cons

      • Coarse
      • Thickthin Spots
      • Twists Up

      Best Uses

        Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

        Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

        This yarn twists coming out of the skein, making the knitting very slow because I had to unravel it often. Large blobs of unspun fibres, some woody bits, then real thin yarn - very uneven. Colours were nice, but some places the yarn was joined by a knot, and the colours did not match. Very pricey for the quality. Also, very scratchy for garments worn next to the skin. I won't be using this again.

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        • No

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        2.0

        Not at all silky

        By EatMoreConch

        from Dallas

        About Me Crocheter, Enthusiast

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

        • Coarse
        • Twists Up

        Best Uses

          Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

          Used for a scarf, the color is great - EXCEPT where the join couples two very disparate colors. But at least is was only one join. The yarn is very scratchy considering the silk content. It kinks up on itself no matter how I try to dispense it. It's lovely but waaayyyy too much trouble for what I get. I've tried three different Noro yarns and they're all problematic. I won't be buying Noro ever again. Even though it's pretty. Did I mention that?

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          • No

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          5.0

          Charming

          By mz

          from PA

          About Me Enthusiast

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dyed Evenly
          • Knits Quickly
          • Nice Texture

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

            Got a skein to crochet a hat in the Noro Crochet book. I like Noro for crocheting because they are mostly single ply or single ply like, so they don't have problems where one ply goes onto the hook and two other plies don't - that really annoys me and strains my hand. The project went pretty quickly, and it was pleasing to see the color changes.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Great to work this love the result

            By Larber

            from Wichita KS

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Hides Mistakes
            • Knits Quickly
            • Machine Washable

            Cons

            • Twists Up

            Best Uses

            • Socks

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

            Enjoy working with the yarn the bright colors make the result worth the labor put into the project

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Use this yarn over and over

            By Pennyg

            from Alberta

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Fix
            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

            • Coarse Untl Washed

            Best Uses

            • Socks
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

            Great for socks and childrens' sweaters. Easy to knit with. Knits to gauge

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Beautiful Colours

            By Sweaterhag

            from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

            About Me Long time knitter

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful My Favorite

            Cons

            • Not a one

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

            I enjoy Noro yarn. Everything about it.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Excellent service and delivery.

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            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Lovely colors

            By Ruby

            from Jersey City, NJ

            About Me Artist, Enthusiast

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gloves
              • Hats
              • Scarves

              Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

              Used this for a scarf with another yarn, beautiful unfolding of color that looks like a color wheel. I like the variegated thickness/thinness of the yarn as it adds to the texture of the scarf. It is perhaps not the softest yarn but I wouldn't call it scratchy.

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              • No

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              OVER-RATED

              By Mummu

              from Ontario

              About Me Enthusiast, Longtime knitter, Parent

              Pros

              • Nice Colours Thats All

              Cons

              • Coarse
              • Sheds
              • Snags
              • Thick Thin
              • Twists Up
              • Unravels

              Best Uses

              • Shawl

              Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

              yarn twists to itself constantly, making the knitting very slow and cumbersome. Large blobs of unspun fibres, some woody bits, then real thin yarn - very uneven, difficult to gauge and place in the right part of garment. Colours were nice, but some places the yarn was joined by a knot, and the colours did not match. Had to discard large lengths of really heavy yarn (total waste). Very pricey for the quality. May be a modern yarn, but too trendy - I'll go with the traditional. Thank you very much.

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              • No

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              5.0

              beautiful yarn

              By blondie

              from lima,ohio

              About Me Yarn horder

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Weight
              • Knits Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Shawl

                Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

                this made a beautiful shawl (simple, yet effective) many compliments..colors in yarn made this project..want more of it..

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                • No

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                4.0

                I would recommend this yarn

                By knitpenny

                from Alberta, Canada

                About Me Enthusiast, Love Noro

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dyed Evenly
                • Good Weight
                • Knits Quickly
                • Softens with washing

                Cons

                • Coarse
                • Somewhat course

                Best Uses

                • Socks
                • Sweaters

                Comments about Noro Silk Garden Sock:

                I have knit sweaters and will be knitting socks with this yarn. It seems a little course while knitting with it but doesn soften with washing.

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                • No

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