Blue Bean - ART BEAN BATT - sw merino/bamboo/alpaca/camel/silk

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111314-16 "Blue Bean (Bean Batt)"

1.3oz (contains one batt)

A *superwash* Bean Batt! You asked, and we made some! Bean Batts contain pieces of hand-dyed silk that stick out from the final yarn. (These can be spun in singles, but because the superwash versions can't be fulled, we recommend plying to help keep the silk bits from escaping.)

An pale blueberry shade with highlights of gray and navy, blue tie-dye silk and blue camel tweed are scattered throughout. Creamy alpaca gives this blend a nice hand and halo.

All of the color fibers in this blend were hand-dyed in our workshop using professional acid or Procion dyes. This product is hand-dyed and drum carded.

Fiber Content:
47% Superwash Merino, 23% Bamboo Rayon, 20% Superfine Alpaca, 6% Correidale, 2% Camel Down, 2% Silk Ribbon (by weight)

This is mostly Superwash, it is not suitable for felting. (30% of the fibers are not superwash and may felt. Finished items should still be considered hand-wash only.)


Each Qty of 1 = 1.3oz (contains one batt)

(Qty3: ~4oz total available at original listing)

Prices may vary between similar listings because they are based on actual weight of that put-up.


Any pictures of yarn or finished items are only there for your reference. The actual listing is only for the unspun fiber. If one of the pictures shows the fibers before being carded, you are receiving the blended top in the first picture, not individual components. (Knit samples may be done in a different colorway, and are there for your reference only.)

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Shipments usually go out within 1-3 days.

If actual shipping is more than a dollar less than what you were charged, we refund the difference when it ships. (If you are purchasing a large number of skeins or batts, feel free to convo us and we'll set up a reserved listing with the shipping already adjusted.)

Most packages within the US are shipped USPS Priority Mail.

International shipments use USPS First Class or Priority (wheels ship 1st class package, it can take a while...) You are responsible for any customs or duties enforced by your resident nation.

*We reuse clean packaging left over from our vendor shipments. We're really careful to not use boxes with scents or residues. If you have an extreme allergy to lanolin, please let us know before we ship your item. (As a LYS, boxes can really pile up, and we're big on the 3 R's.)*


Payments are due at the time of sale, unless otherwise stated in the item description. Any sales where payment is not received within 3 days will be canceled and the item re-listed.

We currently accept all payments through Paypal and Etsy direct pay, but you do not need an account to use a credit card. We prefer to ship to verified addresses. If you use another address there will be a delay while we attempt to contact you.

Returns & exchanges

We only accept authorized returns. If there is a problem, please email etsy AT NorthernDyes DOT com within 10 days of receiving your item. Be sure to include your transaction number.

We do not issue refunds on custom orders, or yarn that has been balled for you from a skein or hank.

We cannot refund shipping fees to or from the destination address.

All items must be returned in their original, unused condition. We are not responsible for lost items on their way back, so be sure to get delivery confirmation. We reserve the right to charge a 15% restocking fee on any items not suited to immediately return to the sales floor.

We reserve the right to refuse a return or offer shop credit instead of a refund. (I don't know that we've ever had to do it, but we still reserve the right to if needed.)

If we are the ones that screwed up, we'll fix it, generally at little to no cost to you.

Additional policies

WI residents, add 5% sales tax.
Ashland County residents, add 5.5% sales tax.

We do our best to capture colors accurately but due to monitor differences in resolutions and settings the actual results may vary from what you see. If you are unsure please contact us and we'll gladly send you more photos.

We do wholesale to Bricks & Mortar shops. Please direct all inquiries via email to wholesale AT NorthernDyes DOT com.