noro blanket -- nice use of contrasting noro yarns -- usually people make a mess of those yarns because of lack of imagination and also lack of esthetic sense or simple laziness. Actually, a lot of the examples even on the Noro catalogues are plain awful.
Linen Stitch: Works on an even number of stitches. Row *Knit slip 1 with yarn in front. Repeat from * across, ending with a knit Row *Purl slip 1 with yarn in back. Repeat from * across, ending with a purl Repeat these two rows for pattern.