2022 Summer Solstice Special Color: Sun Day - PREORDER
6328 San Pablo Ave
6328 San Pablo Ave
Oakland CA 94608
Happy Summer Solstice! Today, we rejoice in the sun and light on the longest day of the year. To celebrate, we have created a new colorway: Sun Day.
I am a Summer girl through and through. Growing up in Minnesota, I lived for the long, hot days of Summer, when the trees are full of lush leaves, butterflies stretch their wings and float overhead, bees whose little legs are laden with pollen work away, and fields are peppered with pops of colorful blooms. Though we enjoy moderate weather in the Bay Area throughout the year, there is still that special, electric atmosphere during Summer; the plants, flowers, and bees shimmering and dancing, reflecting and absorbing the sun's rays. Everything feels expansive.
It only seemed natural to create a color using from our homegrown marigolds. We use the petals to print tiny flecks of golden sunshine onto the yarn. The flash of vibrant pink, reminiscent of bougainvillea, is added using cochineal, and finally, a layer of deep, warm, rusty orange for grounding. Within the bold swathes of colors, are small soft moments -- marigold petals lay on top of petal pink -- reflections of a long, full Summer day, where so much can and does happen.
Sun Day is available on three yarn bases:
Love wool? Then Flock (290y / 50g) is yours. Made of US Rambouillet sheep's wool, Flock is cozy, soft and homey.
Frond (50 g / 459 yards), a radiant beam of halo and glow, due to its content of 72% kid mohair and 28% silk.
Floating - 70% Alpaca ~ 20% Silk ~ 10% Cashmere
Our softest yarn, with 437 yards / 100g, you can surely use it to create a single skein scarf or shawl. Or combine it with another yarn, to create an even larger piece, such as Swoop!
Note: if you order items that are in stock AND items listed as PREORDER, all items will be held and shipped by the estimated ship date of the preorder. If you would like those items shipped separately, please create two separate orders.
When working with yarn dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH-neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH-neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH-neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Yarn can be exchanged within 45 days from when we contact you to pick it up (for curbside pickup) or from the day that we ship it for store credit only (less any shipping costs) as long as it is in its original condition (ball band in place). After this time period, yarn can no longer be returned. The buyer is responsible for all shipping charges. We advise insuring the package as store credit will be given only when the package reaches us. Contact info(at)averbforkeepingwarm(dot)com for a return authorization number.
Yarn that has been purchased on sale or as part of the Pro-Verbial Yarn and Fiber Club is a final sale and cannot be canceled, exchanged for store credit, or returned for a refund.
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Packages ship Tuesday through Saturday via USPS. Once shipped, you will receive a confirmation email and tracking number. Please use the tracking number provided and contact the shipping carrier directly with any questions about transit and delivery.
Please select the insured option at checkout to ensure compensation for a lost package. Once the package has been picked up by the shipping carrier, we are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged packages. We do not offer refunds or credits for lost or stolen packages.
If you select an insured option and need to file a claim with USPS, we will provide you with documentation needed to complete your claim. Packages are insured for the order total. If your package is stolen, contact your credit card company to receive any possible compensation.
Please note: If you choose the 6-7 business day option, your package will ship within 6-7 business days of receiving your order. If you would like your package sooner, please choose the 3 or 4-5 business day option.
US orders $125 pre-tax and above:
Free - 6-7 business days, uninsured
$5 - 4-5 business days, insured
$12 - 3 business days, insured
US orders under $125.00 pre-tax:
$9.00 - 6-7 business days, uninsured
$11 - 4-5 business days, insured
$20 - 3 business days, insured
Canada: Starting at $28*
International: Starting at $35*
*For packages weighing 2 pounds plus, we will invoice you for additional shipping charges. Contact us for a quote.
All international orders are shipped uninsured USPS First Class Parcel Post. We are not responsible for packages which are held in customs or lost. International orders may incur customs fees. We are not responsible for fees you may incur. International shipments can take two months to reach their destination. We caution against placing an order if you live outside the United States. At this time, we are unable to ship to the United Kingdom due to the complicated VAT situation.
To pick-up your order at our shop, when checking out, under shipping method, choose Pick up at our Oakland store - 6328 San Pablo Ave.
You will receive an email when your order is ready. Orders placed Tuesday-Saturday are typically ready within 2-3 hours. To pick-up your order, come to the shop between 11am - 3pm, Tuesday-Saturday. Knock on the front door and give us your name.
Preorders ship 3-4 weeks from the order date. If you ordered additional items, all items will be shipped with your preorder. If you would like those items shipped separately, please place two separate orders.