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Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin

Classic Elite's Color by Kristin is a wool-alpaca-mohair blend that brings deep, bold, glorious color to your knitting or crocheting! In a versatile worsted weight, Color by Kristin yarn is four smooth plies of incredible softness and warmth. Color guru Kristin Nicholas was inspired by shades she found in ethnic and historic textiles and in nature. Color by Kristin is ideal for fair isle, textured stitches, cables, even felting. Be inspired! Made in Peru.

Content:
50% Wool/ 25% Alpaca/ 25% Mohair
Care:
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Weight/Yardage:
50g/93yds
Gauge:
5 sts = 1" on US 7 (4.5mm)
Knitting Weight:
Worsted
$9.95 skein $5.49 skein
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Classic Elite YarnsColor by Kristin
 
4.7

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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Pros

  • Warm (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hats (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    5.0

    I absolutely love this yarn!

    By Carol RN

    from Atlanta, GA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Beautiful colors
    • Easy to work with
    • Feels Luxurious

    Cons

    • Absolutely none

    Best Uses

    • Blankets
    • Christmas Stockings
    • Sweaters

    Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

    I am making Kristin's Christmas Stockings. Love working with this yarn, knits up beautifully.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Beautiful yarn

    By Barb

    from North Greece, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Soft
    • Warm

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Cowls
      • Fingerless gloves

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

      This yarn was wonderful to use, and the cowl I created is amazingly soft and warm. I will use this again and again!

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      • No

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      5.0

      New Zealander buys wool from elsewhere!!

      By Christmas Addict

      from New Zealand

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Amazing colours

      Cons

      • Shipping too expensive

      Best Uses

      • Christmas Stockings

      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

      I love the warm country colours and such a lovely combination of fibre...haven't seen anything like it!!

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      5.0

      Love this yarn

      By lisknits

      from Overland Park KS

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lovely Halo
      • Nice Weight
      • Saturated Colors

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accessories
        • Bags
        • Colorwork
        • Fair Isle
        • Felted items

        Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

        I've used Kristin's yarn to make her Farmgirl's Stocking Cap, and it was wonderful! I'm planning a bunch of mittens and hats with my stash of her yarn.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Just gorgeous in both color and quality!

        By Pam

        from Adirondack Mountains, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Luxurious feel
        • Marvelous To Work With
        • Rich Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Anything Touching Skin

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

          LOVE this fiber!!

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          • No

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          4.0

          Nice rich colors and softness

          By crafty grandmom

          from S.E.Pa

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful rich colors

          Cons

          • Tendency To Split

          Best Uses

          • Hats

          Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

          I'm knitting legwarmers , mittens and a hat for our granddaughter !

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          • No

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          5.0

          Love this yarn

          By Karen

          from Keizer, Oregon

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • East To Work With
          • Great Colors
          • Warm For Hats

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • I Use For Hats And Mitten

            Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

            Webs is great resource for yarns I can't find locally, delivery is quick.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Wonderful yarn to work with

            By none

            from Keizer, Oregon

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Colors
            • Soft
            • Warm

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Hats
              • Shawls

              Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

              Good service, fast delivery.

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              • No

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              5.0

              For color lovers

              By Nancy

              from Oklahoma

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Delightful To Knit
              • Glorious colors
              • Great definition

              Cons

              • Nothing to complain about

              Best Uses

                Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

                I love this yarn and would not hesitate to recommend it to one and all! Try some. You will not rue the purchase.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Best yarn ever

                By Ak1982

                from Alaska

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Classic Elite Yarns Color by Kristin:

                      This is my go to yarn for hats. It is a great feel to knout with, perfect hat weight and keeps it's shape. I love this yarn.

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                      • No

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