Notebook Review: Kleid x Life Noble Note A5 White

When Ana picked up a Kleid x Life Noble Note A5 White notebook ($18.00) and we both looked at it, our eyes lit up. This was the PERFECT knitting notebook.

Let me explain. This version of the Noble Note is filled with graph paper. But not just any graph paper, some of the tiniest graph paper we’ve seen: 2mm light gray graph. It was perfect for sketching out knitting charts, which often appear as small grids of stitches that create patterns in knitwear.

The notebook has a cardstock cover that comes in multiple colors, though the version we reviewed is white. It contains 100 sheets of white paper all with that beautiful 2mm light gray grid, thread bound so it can lay flat.

First test: is the paper fountain pen friendly? A resounding yes.  I tried fountain pens, pencils, fine liners, brush pens, gels and rollerballs. The only ink that gave me a lick of trouble was a Sharpie and, oh, those Sharpies. The paper is fairly thin so there was a bit of ghosting, but outside the Sharpie, zero bleedthrough.

Second test: can I accurately create a knitted chart? Took me three tries (brain is a little slow today) but yes! I think I found my new design notebook!

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