Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Noro Stripes

Here's my latest knitting offerings. I love this pattern - I'm amazed that I haven't knitted it sooner. It's called Noro Striped Scarf By Jared Flood. It's so easy and a great way to use up scraps of wool. I had some odd
bits of Noro from my Raglan cardigan and a ball of Noro Silk Garden but I can't find the tag - it has gone into the black hole of my house, probably hanging out with the odd socks.

I was trying to take some nice photos but I found the lighting a bit strong, so half of the scarf is in shadow.

My Cosmos in the foreground is still in flower. It's so pretty and cheerful. I had bees buzzing around me as I was trying to take these photos, being mindful not to annoy them on their daily business of collecting pollen.  

I love this pink

We had colds and sore throats here over the last week. My oil burner been busy burning essential oils of Eucalyptus and Cypress for the last week or so. I find these oils cleanse the air in my home.

While I was having a nana nap the other day, I woke up to find these beautiful flowers my kids picked as a surprise for me next to my bed. It was a lovely surprise. I love fresh flowers in the house.

Beautiful colours of Noro!


Cloudia said...

I love how your work embodies the colors and textures of your life and choices

ALOHA from Honolulu!
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karisma said...

You are like the Noro Queen. Gorgeous looking scarfs. I am not a fan myself. I used the sock yarn once and while I liked the colours I found the yarn really scratchy. I am assuming the silk is much nicer.

Lori ann said...

i love noro and jared, such a lovely scarf! how sweet to wake to flowers!

maria said...

Beautiful colors on the scarf!

George said...

Hello Stranger ;)
The scarf looks just stunning! It's so nice to see Summer light and green things from all the way over there.

Catherine Denton said...

It's beauuutiful, all those gorgeous colors (love your avatar too, btw).
Catherine Denton

karen said...

noro has the best colors and your scarf is so lovely and shows the stripes nicely! I hope everyone feels better soon.

Annie said...

Beautiful colors in that scarf, and I love the bouquet your children left you--so cheerful. We've been using the eucalyptus oil around here a lot too--hope you all feel better soon!

Sheeps and Peeps Farm said...

Oh my, that's one of our favorite knits, too!
Hope you're all feeling better.

Els said...

The scarf looks gorgeous Anne (of course: it hás to be with Noro !!)
But the picture with the Cosmos is super !!

Lynne said...

Lovely scarf!

Don't think you qualify for a Nana Nap yet! ;-) But having a little snooze when you can is certainly a great idea!

I, too, love fresh flowers in the house.

Hope it's not too cold up there on this miserable, rainy day.