Color Notes Yarns

| Monday, September 9, 2013

Before I take you on our weekly yarn review, I wanted to you have a look at an amazingly designed website!  Color Notes Yarns has one of the best sites I have seen in a long time, so user friendly and very inviting with all the color and simplicity.

Now having said that, let me introduce you to Color Notes Yarns and the Family behind the goodness!

"Hi, we’re Jill and Bernie, and together we founded Color Notes Yarn.  We’ve been married for over 20 years and share a passion for color and for making things by hand.  We’re inspired by colors from nature and the landscape, and feel that color brings energy and joy to life.  Our signature look is a vibrant mix of colors blended together on the skein, and the more colors the better!  We are committed to producing outstanding yarns that will enable you to take a simple pattern and create a stunning project that’s worthy of your time and effort.  Every skein of Color Notes Yarn is hand painted in small batches, using the highest quality natural fiber yarns we can find.  We hand dye our yarn in our home studio located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay area, and we can’t imagine living anywhere else in the world."

~Jill and Bernie~


Claremont Sock

Fingering / 4 ply
400 yards / 100 grams
US 1 - 3 or 2.25 - 3.25mm
80% Merino / 20% Nylon

Fall Mix

Delta Sock

Fingering / 4 ply
435 yards / 100 grams
 US 1 - 3 or 2.25 - 3.25mm
80% Wool / 10% Nylon / 10% Cashmere
Spice Jar

Willow Glen DK

DK / 8 ply
231 yards / 100 grams
US 5 - 7 or 3.75 - 4.5mm
100% Wool



 Willow Glen Worsted

Worsted / 10 ply
 218 yards /100 grams
US 7 - 9 or 4.5 - 5.5mm
100% Wool
It is easy to see how any and all of these stunning yarns would be desired.  All Inspired by travels and colors in nature, what could be better to use for your next knitting project.  I love the high twist to the yarns, you always have such great stitch definition when you knit them up. 
True to life colors of these yarns are what really give Color Notes Yarns the upper hand when you are wanting a richly dyed yarn.  You will be very pleased at the depth of saturation the each yarn has.  Some have a slight tonal look others are a true solid. 
Any and all of these yarns really must be tried out by you my readers and crafters.  Talk a look at the fall colors that are in the Color Notes Yarn shop and get to knitting!!!
Thank you again to Jill for such a fantastic review of her yarn!!
Time to stock up on some new and vibrant colored yarns.

Color Notes Yarns receive a 5 Needle Review Rating!

Just remember;
“Anything can happen when you put on a pair of Hot Pink Socks”

 For TWO of you lucky readers, one will win a skein of Fall Mix & the other Aegean !!!

In order to enter the Give Away you must

As always:

1. Make sure you are a follower of my Blog
2.Tell me what color way of the 4 listed above in the review is your favorite.
The winner(s) of the drawing will be announced on Monday September 16th


{ Betsy } at: September 9, 2013 at 2:58 PM said...

I love the Fall Mix colorway. The colors are so vibrant.

{ Rhonda } at: September 9, 2013 at 5:04 PM said...

I am a sucker for all things fall. My favorite season for the colors and the cooler weather that is so encouraging for knitting. Not that I need any.

{ Sheila } at: September 9, 2013 at 6:14 PM said...

I love the Aegean.

{ Lori } at: September 9, 2013 at 6:41 PM said...

Those are beautiful. So rich.

{ andri. } at: September 9, 2013 at 7:14 PM said...

My favourite is Aegean:)

{ Patti Barrett } at: September 9, 2013 at 9:15 PM said...

Syrah grabbed my eye, but they're all lovely.

{ Mandy } at: September 9, 2013 at 10:01 PM said...

Syrah is gorgeous. So much depth!

{ rinebird } at: September 9, 2013 at 11:46 PM said...

The fall mix

{ Kate Price } at: September 10, 2013 at 12:44 AM said...

Definitely Syrah - a very complex combination of tones to create a beautiful colour

{ Diane Donald } at: September 10, 2013 at 6:58 AM said...

They are all beautiful, but fall mix is my favorite. It's just perfect for these cool evenings we're starting to have.

{ lissa } at: September 10, 2013 at 9:46 AM said...

My favoirte of the colorways shown is Aegean.

{ Michelle DeWinter } at: September 11, 2013 at 3:27 AM said...

Definitely the fall mix! It's lovely!
Rav: KnittyWittyShelle

{ Heather Barras } at: September 16, 2013 at 3:28 AM said...

I would love the Bodega Bay in the Willow Glen DK or Worsted. So pretty!

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