Noro Silk Garden Lite

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  • Fiber Content: 45% Silk/45% Kid Mohair/10% Lambswool
  • Weight: DK
  • Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1 on US 6
  • Weight/Yardage: 50g/137yd
  • Care: Dry Clean
  • Country Of Origin: Made in Japan

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NoroSilk Garden Lite
 
4.5

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good weight (19)
  • Knits quickly (14)
  • Nice texture (14)
  • Soft (13)
  • Dyed evenly (8)

Cons

  • Coarse (4)
  • Sheds (3)

Best Uses

  • Scarves (17)
  • Hats (14)
  • Sweaters (9)
  • Gloves (3)
  • Socks (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (18), Artist (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (23), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Noro Silk Garden Lite

My online order was very easy to select and complete. I was pleased with the selection and number of skeins available. Choice is everything! I would like to see knitted swatches of each...Read complete review

My online order was very easy to select and complete. I was pleased with the selection and number of skeins available. Choice is everything! I would like to see knitted swatches of each color way as just looking at the end or side of skein does not give best representation of how the colours blend into stripes. I have worked with Noro yarns for years and so have gotten into the habit of winding each skein to manage abrupt color changes due to knotted ends. As I wind I feel for knots and will cut the strand, remove the knit and start a new cake. This gives me better control of color transitions in my garment. I knit jackets and large sweaters so overall look of the garment is what makes them wearable art.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Lovely color ways, but . . . . .

I used this yarn for a crochet project which I knew would not be worn next to the skin, as it's not very soft. The most annoying thing to me is that it contains...Read complete review

I used this yarn for a crochet project which I knew would not be worn next to the skin, as it's not very soft. The most annoying thing to me is that it contains all kinds of little bits and pieces of loose fibers and threads. I was constantly having to stop and pull them out with tweezers, which really slowed down my crocheting and probably doubled the length of time it took me to crochet the vest. It is also very uneven in thickness - going from a thin, fingering weight yarn to a worsted or bulky weight yarn in places. The colors are the primary selling point of all the Noro yarns, because otherwise I don't think anyone would buy them for their quality control or wearability.

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5.0

Delicious!

By Vala

from Fort Frances, ON

About Me Artist, Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Knits Quickly
  • Nice Texture

Cons

  • Sheds

Best Uses

  • Hats
  • Scarves

Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

I used the yarn for a shawlette. The stitch was marvellous. However, I wish the yardage per skein was higher.

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  • No

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5.0

Pierce the yarn for the project

By Planeknitter

from Cambridge,MA

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Weight
  • Hides Mistakes
  • Knits Quickly
  • Soft

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Sweaters

    Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

    Love this yarn and Webs always gets orders out quickly.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Beautiful yarn! Great feel, a pleasure to work with.

    By Sandy

    from Reno, NV

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dyed Evenly
    • Knits Quickly
    • Nice Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hats
      • Scarves

      Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

      Great value for the money! Never disappoints.

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      • No

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      5.0

      stellar service

      By bouvie

      from michigan

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Dyed Evenly
      • Good Weight
      • Knits Quickly
      • Machine Washable
      • Nice Texture
      • Soft

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gloves
        • Hats
        • Scarves
        • Sweaters

        Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

        as always yarn in top quality

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        • No

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        5.0

        Accurate Description!

        By crimora

        from washington state

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Weight
        • Knits Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Hats
          • Scarves

          Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

          I mainly like hats and the variety they afford me, which helps me to learn different techniques. Noro, obviously, has great color display which works even for simple patterns but creates some interesting effects for more complex patterns. This particular yarn - Lite - is fun to use with angoras and mohairs to produce a colorful halo effect. I don't use yarns I don't like, so I think it's great all around.

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          • No

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          5.0

          A truly lovely garn

          By Kris

          from Elgin, illinois

          About Me Enthusiast

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Sweaters

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

            Try Silk Garden Lite. I assure you, you will love it. I made the mosaic cowl in the latest Noro magazine with the colors suggested and it is gorgeous.

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            • No

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            5.0

            I would buy this yarn again

            By LeftknitI

            from Grand rapids, MI

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Stretches

            Best Uses

            • Gloves
            • Hats
            • Scarves
            • Socks

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

            I made the beret in winter 2015 Noro magazine. The colors were spectacular, the yarn was very soft after blocking. It was a joy to work up,and the project went very fast.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            2.0

            Lovely color ways, but . . . . .

            By Berky

            from San Francisco, CA

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            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful colors

            Cons

            • Coarse
            • Sheds

            Best Uses

            • Outer Wear

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

            I used this yarn for a crochet project which I knew would not be worn next to the skin, as it's not very soft. The most annoying thing to me is that it contains all kinds of little bits and pieces of loose fibers and threads. I was constantly having to stop and pull them out with tweezers, which really slowed down my crocheting and probably doubled the length of time it took me to crochet the vest. It is also very uneven in thickness - going from a thin, fingering weight yarn to a worsted or bulky weight yarn in places. The colors are the primary selling point of all the Noro yarns, because otherwise I don't think anyone would buy them for their quality control or wearability.

            Service and delivery comments:

            product arrive quickly and as ordered

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Beautiful Colors

            By Ingrid the KNITWIT

            from Somers,NY

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Weight
            • Knits Quickly

            Cons

            • Coarse

            Best Uses

            • Sweaters

            Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

            Noro yarns make unusual and unique sweaters and cardigans. One of a kind!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Love this yarn!

            By gillibunny

            from Canada

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dyed Evenly
            • Good Weight
            • Nice Texture

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Scarves
              • Sweaters

              Comments about Noro Silk Garden Lite:

              Bought this yarn to make a seed stitch wrap. The colors are amazing! Stitch definition is so wonderful. It looks woven! Would definitely order this yarn again.

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              • No

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