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GinnyG 07-26-2007 09:23 AM

Noro Kujaku
Has anyone used this yarn? It is a 85% wool and 15% poly yarn from the ever incredible Noro collection, the wool is wrapped with a poly thread.

Curiously it was discontinued in 2006, which must be why I was able to purchase a HUGE stash of it on e-bay (30 skeins 25 in color #18 and 25 in color #5:flirt:).

NOW I don't know what to do with it!!! In searching the internet I have found some felted patterns with it but wondered how well it felts with the poly wrap. I'm thinking about a Lizard Ridge afghan but withonly the two colors not sure THAT would work.

ANy suggestions?:whistle:

GinnyG 07-26-2007 09:27 AM

sorry, correction...... that would be 5 skein in color #18 and 25 in #5 :whoosh:

Knit Mom 07-26-2007 09:29 AM

I am currently using Noro Kureyon for my Bogga Bag. :knitting:

GinnyG 07-26-2007 09:50 AM

This is Noro Kujaku, slightly different from Kueryon

Knit Mom 07-26-2007 10:06 AM

Oh well, I tried. :)

brookehanna 07-26-2007 10:08 AM

You might lose a little of the wave definition with the bespeckled yarn for a lizard ridge. You could always knit a couple of repeats and see how you like it, though! Here is a picture of Clapotis done in Kujaku. And here is a gorgeous cardigan:

You might try a google image search too!

brookehanna 07-26-2007 10:18 AM

Or a multi-directional scarf :

Probably anything from the Modular Knits book would look good. :)

GinnyG 07-26-2007 10:56 AM

OOOOOOOOOOOH, all very lovely. I'll have to check out the modular knits.

The butterfly cardigan is just LOVELY although I cannot imagine how they did that!!!!

I found the modular knitting book used on for $8.00 and ordered it :-)

jeanius80 07-26-2007 01:39 PM

looks just like an intarsia motif. she probably just used a ball from the opposite end to get it too standout :)

GinnyG 07-26-2007 03:58 PM

I love the collar on that sweater!!!

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