The distinctive character of Targhee-Columbia wool shines in Shelter, our versatile medium-weight yarn. Shelter is woolen spun, meaning the fibers remain in a lofty jumble that traps air and offers remarkable warmth and lightness. Its two plies are gently twisted to preserve that buoyant quality, so Shelter is a little more delicate than most commercial yarns. Woolen-spun yarns are also more adaptable in gauge, as they can compress to a dense sport weight or bloom to cohere as a gauzy fabric when worked on large needles. Shelter has a dry, soft hand and a faintly rustic nature; woolen spinning sometimes results in slightly thinner or thicker sections, and you’ll find the occasional fleck of vegetable matter that proves our wool is never treated with harsh chemicals. Garments knit from Shelter achieve their full beauty after a wet blocking, as each stitch relaxes and bonds with its neighbors to produce an even, light, plush fabric with a halo. You shouldn’t notice any change in gauge. Shelter is designed to be a workhorse yarn that invites cables, ribbing, textured stitch motifs, open work, plain stockinette and garter stitch. We think it’s ideal for sweaters of every variety, winter accessories, and blankets.
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Worsted weight yarn Grown in the USA 140 yds (128 m) / 50 grams
GAUGES 5 stitches per inch on US 7 (4½ mm) 4.5 stitches per inch on US 8 (5 mm) 4.25 stitches per inch on US 9 (5½ mm)
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Contiguous U.S. (lower 48 & D.C.)
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*The above pricing excludes fleece (which is shipped at cost), floor-loom kits (which are shipped for a $75 flat rate), and assembled floor looms (please call us at 800-338-9415 or use our Contact Pagefor pricing).
International, including Canada and Mexico
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* The above international pricing excludes fleece (which is shipped at cost), floor loom kits (which are shipped for a $75 flat rate, not including duties, taxes, and fees), and assembled looms (please call us at 800-338-9415 or use our Contact Pagefor pricing).
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You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
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