Ito is a slubby worsted weight 100% wool that comes in big 200 gram balls. One of Noro's most colorful creations, Ito provides an ever-changing color spectrum as you knit, with much "quicker" colour changes than Noro Kureyon for example. One ball is enough for a scarf, but it is also a fabulous choice for head-turning sweaters. We dare you to count the number of colors you can find in each ball of Ito!
These fabulous patterns were all designed specifically in Noro Ito, with the exception of the popular Nightshift shawl by Andrea Mowry, which we included because over 200 Ravelry knitters and counting have substituted Ito and loved it! Most managed to squeak by with two balls in different colourways (you just alternate them the whole time instead of the 6 colours called for in the pattern), and if you don't you can just bind off early.
The one-ball #9 Cowl and three-ball #09 Two Direction Poncho patterns pictured above are free with yarn purchase, so let us know in your order notes if you would like us to include a copy of either pattern.
Content: 100% wool
Weight: 200 grams / 7 oz
Length: 400 meters / 437 yards
Gauge: 16-20 stitches per 4"/10cm
Suggested Needle Size: 4.5-5.5mm / US 7-9
Care: Hand wash cool, air dry flat
Looking for a summery version of this concept, in the same gauge but with 50% silk content? Try Noro Tsubame!