Holiday Knitting Ideas

Knit Lab Recap We're back from the Interweave Knit Lab event, and it was a fantastic weekend!  Thank you everyone who visited our booth.  We had a wonderful time meeting all of the people who were taking classes at the event and visiting the market.  We hope you enjoy your new yarn and we look … [Read more...]

Knit Lab 2013

We're getting ready this morning for the opening of Interweave's Knit Lab at the San Mateo Marriott.  We are in booth #25, near the center of the market.  Admission is FREE!  The market will be open tonight from 5pm- 7pm, on Friday and Saturday from 10am to 6pm, and on Sunday from 8:30am to 1:30pm.  … [Read more...]

WIPs and Show News 10-25-13

Hooray, it's Friday! I hope you've had a good week.  It's been another busy week at work for me, but I did manage to get some knitting done.  As usual, I have multiple WIPs going, and worked on two of them.  First is a new project for a class with Lorna Miser at Knitique in Elk Grove, CA.  The … [Read more...]

Shop Update 10/21/13

I've added a few skeins to the shop today: Willow Glen DK in Spice Jar - 4 skeins Willow Glen DK in Aegean - 5 skeins Sonoma DK in Fall Mix - 2 skeins - note these are one-of-a-kind skeins, with a single repeat of each color rather than our usual 2 repeats. Tahoe in Ashley - 1 large hank … [Read more...]

Shop Update

Where did all of the yarn go, you ask?  All of our inventory is at Knitique in Elk Grove, CA for a Trunk Show through October 24th.  Bernie and I will be at the shop this coming Saturday, October 12th and we hope to see you there! I'll update the shop on Monday, October 21st, with a limited … [Read more...]

Lambtown Recap and New Trunk Show

Lambtown Thank you to everyone who visited our booth at Lambtown this past weekend.  We had a great time talking with all of you and thank you for making the show a fantastic success!  Your favorite colors included Aegean, Fall Mix, Syrah, and Chipotle from our fall color collection, and your … [Read more...]

Fiber Fusion & New Fall Colors

Fiber Fusion  Come see our booth at Fiber Fusion this coming Saturday, September, 28th from 10am to 5pm at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico.  We will have all of our new colors for Fall 2013 and more for you to experience in person!  The event is sponsored by the Mt. Lassen Fiber Guild, and … [Read more...]

A Review of Color NotesYarn from HotPinkSocks

Good Morning! Stephanie, the host of the popular blog Hot Pink Socks posted a review of Color Notes Yarn this week.  Check it what she said here: Jill … [Read more...]

Create a Knitted Design Chart using an Excel Spreadsheet

Welcome to ColorNotes Yarn! My name is Jill Szalaj, and I am looking forward to answering your questions about yarn, knitting and crochet.  I will also be sharing tips and techniques that I've learned through my own experiences, and hopefully inspiring you with ideas and projects to … [Read more...]

Brittany Cowl

The Brittany Cowl is your go-to accessory to add a touch of color and texture over a plain top or jacket.  It’s an easy knit in-the-round pattern with no seaming that you’ll enjoy wearing year-round. Finished size: 5 1/4” x 36”   Supplies Needed 1-100g skein ColorNotes Willow Glen … [Read more...]