One ounce (28.3 g) of Zephyr 2/18 made from 50% fine grade Merino wool; 50% Chinese Tussah silk from a company based in the US. Lace-weight yarn is great for knitting patterns such as the springtime bandit on ravelry. This color is called Mushroom. It's hard to tell the difference on a computer monitor between similar colors such as Pewter. Mushroom is a warmer earthy tone while pewter is a cool tone, more in the silver range. When in doubt, convo me for a sample swatch so you can best match color. One ounce yields approximately 315 yds (288 m). This ball is designed to be center-pull with the other end being taped to the label. Dye lot # 12986.
Because wool and silk accept dyes differently, the fabric made from this yarn may have a slightly "tweedy" look in some shades. Due to the difficulities inherent in dyeing wool-silk, some shades may be less resistant to fading in light and water than 100% wool. For this reason, the manufacturer recommends that wool-silk garments not be exposed to natural or artificial light for prolonged periods and that they be dry-cleaned only. Myself, I hand wash with shampoo and dry flat.
This yarn will felt. It can be used in conjunction with other yarns to make knitted (or crocheted), felted hats, bags, etc.
Items will be shipped within 3 business days after receipt of payment. All shipping is via US Postal Service. Items under 13 oz are shipped first class post with delivery confirmation. Packages over 13 oz are shipped parcel post within the US, but still qualify for first class international. Items over $50 will be insured. If you prefer a different carrier, please contact me.
Pennsylvania's new tax law: All items shipped from PA must charge PA tax (Point of Origin sales tax). At present, there is no tax on food, shelter or clothing. Yarn is considered a raw material for making clothing. Therefore no sales tax. Books and tools are taxable and have the tax included in the price.
Returns & exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
Please contact me within 14 days if the item does not meet your expectations. This includes shipping damage. Because I guarantee items to be from a smoke free/pet free environment, it makes it hard to accept returns. If you are unsatisfied, convo me to work something out. I value your business and want to make sure you get the right product for your needs.
International orders: In order to keep costs low, most items are shipped first class international. Typically that means shipping takes a week or less to Canada, two weeks to Europe and three weeks to Australia. However, the US Postal service has no way to track it once it leaves US soil. Other airports are notoriously bad at logging the information into the database. If an item fails to reach you in 30 days, you have a choice of replacement or refund. And please don't be shy about letting me know if you are worried about a lost package.
If you need an item sooner, convo me to arrange Priority International, which does have tracking and will arrive much sooner for an additional price. Price is dependent on how heavy your order is. Convo me to get a quote and arrange it.