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Finished: Woven Noro Scarf

Yesterday was the official last day of my weaving class. (People who didn’t finish can still use the studio, but have to arrange time to meet with the teacher.)

I finished my Noro Silk Garden Sock scarf just in time!

Finished scarf

The plan was for a 6″ x 5′ scarf with 6″ of fringe worked in a 2/2 twill. I was supposed to have 76 warp ends.

scarf foldedI got a little carried away measuring my warp and ended up using an entire ball of Silk Garden Sock resulting in 104 warp ends.

Although the scarf would be wider than planned, I decided to roll with it.

scarf longWe did the math for a 10 dent reed, but ended up using an 8 dent reed when we started warping the loom. (The teacher felt the yarn needed more breathing room.)

Scarf fabric closeThe finished scarf ended up 11 1/4″ wide x 5’10” long with fringe 6″ or 7″ long. I think it’s wonderful, especially considering it’s only my second weaving project.

noro fringePeople in class said it reminds them of coals, a fireplace, or a sunset. It reminds me of the autumn foliage.

Me and scarfHave you woven anything using Noro yarn? Share a picture on the Noro Facebook page. We’d love to see it.

3 Comments

  1. Oh wow – your scarf turned out beautifully! It’s great to see it in its entirely, especially after the closeups while in progress. It’s really professional looking too. I have yet to try weaving, perhaps sometime in the future.

  2. Thanks!

    It was fun and challenging. I’m already plotting my next project!

    As I expected, my husband ran off with the scarf. 😀

  3. Very nice! It too reminds me of autumn foliage, I just love earth tone colors . I can’t believe this is only your second time weaving,that must make you so proud!! I hope your hubby lets you wear it once in a while. lol

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