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Santa Fe Market cotton blend yarn, exclusively from Life's an Expedition.
100 yards.
Colors: Mostly beige and muted purple with tiny flecks of salsa red-orange, turquoise blue, purple and yellow. Every computer monitor shows color differently, so please be flexible.
Gauge: 5 st = 1 inch on US size 7-8 needles for a solid knitted finished object...but I prefer this yarn on size 9 or 10 needles with some gaps. Your gauge may vary.
Fibers: Cotton/acrylic. Textured, yet soft. All our yarns are at least soft enough for a sweater unless we state otherwise. This is multistrand yarn. If you just learned to knit or crochet, we recommend you practice knitting two strands of yarn on large needles before tackling many strands on smaller needles. Weaving with multistrands is more challenging than knitting or crochet, but still doable. Note: If you purchased yarn from our popular "Santa Fe Marketplace" series before 2014, this yarn will color-coordinate with it, but we have never offered this exact combination before.
A similar yarn: https://www.etsy.com/listing/175219997/yarn-200-yards-tuscon-cotton-blend-light
What do you get when you knit double strands of Arabian Nights and Santa Fe Market together? This: https://www.etsy.com/listing/178245126/cowl-infinity-scarf-womens-hand-knit
NO, we will NOT charge you a gazillion dollars in shipping when you place a large order. Please read our policies page: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/policy?ref=shopinfo_policies_leftnav WORSTED YARN: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=worsted+yarn&search_submit=&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5392713&shopname=LifesAnExpedition SOCK YARN: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=sock+yarn&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search DK weight yarn: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=dk+yarn&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search BULKY YARNS: http://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=bulky+yarn&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5392713&shopname=LifesAnExpedition&ref=auto2&explicit_scope=1 GIFT BOXES for knitters and crocheters: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=knitting+gift&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search HANDBAGS: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition?section_id=10048145&ref=shopsection_leftnav_1 Scarves and gift ideas for MEN: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=men&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search INFINITY SCARVES: https://www.etsy.com/shop/LifesAnExpedition/search?search_query=infinity&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search

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Serving your yarn addiction since 2003.

Frequently asked questions about LifesAnExpedition

We ship within 3-5 business days of CLEARED payment. Paypal clears fast; Etsy Payments might take days. WE SHIP TO ADDRESS YOU PROVIDE IN CHECK-OUT. We use USPS 1st Class mail for orders up to 13 oz, which is most hand knit or sewn goods (5-7 days to arrive)... Priority Mail for orders over 16 oz (2-3 days to arrive)... Media Mail for books (1-2 weeks to arrive). These are ESTIMATES. Weather and holidays cause delays, especially in December. To track Paypal orders, log into PP, select Payments Sent, find Life's an Expedition, click TRACK at right. International: your tracking # will come from an Etsy convo. More info below.
If you order from single or double skein listings and your shipping exceeds $13.99--AND if we can fit it into a medium flat rate box (up to16 to 22 yarns)--we rebate excess over $13.99. We process your rebate AFTER you pay, at the time that we pack your order. If you paid by Paypal, you get a rebate in your Paypal account. If you pay in any way other than Paypal, you get a coupon code for future purchases. NOTE: Rebates happen when you pile up your cart 1 or 2 skeins/balls of yarn at a time AND delivery is in the United States. "Destash yarn lots" of 10+ skeins are ALREADY discounted. NO rebates on yarn CONES or yarn CARDS.
If you order quite a few things, you could get a rebate, depending on what you order, how big the product is, how much the package weighs, whether we offered shipping rates below our actual cost to mail it to you, how far you are from Chicago, how much protective packaging is needed, whether or not it fits in a flat rate box, etc. Lots of variables, eh? That's why we cannot predict combined shipping fees in advance. If you paid by Paypal, the rebate is credited in Paypal. If you paid other than Paypal, you get a coupon code for future purchases; however, over 99% of the rebates we give are for yarn, because that's where we get the largest orders.
Sometimes we include Canada, Australia and/or Europe, but not on every listing and not year-round. (We tend to include Canada in winter because those guys NEED our warmest winter goods.) International buyers are responsible for all customs fees, import taxes and VAT. Life's an Expedition is not responsible for fees or delays due to customs or shipping. We use 1st Class Mail when we can to save you money, but the tracking number won't tell you much and a package may take weeks to arrive, especially if it weighs under 4 lbs. Rebates on shipping may be issued on large orders. If your country is not included on a listing, we are not going to add it at your request.
We only accept returns on clothing, as per instructions found in the clothing listings. Follow instructions exactly; we reserve the right to refuse refunds if you don't. If the listing doesn't specify information about returns, read the info carefully and think before ordering, as we do not accept returns on other merchandise. Why? Because no matter how careful you are, it will likely contain fragrance, cigarette smoke or pet hair, even if you're sure it won't. People in our home have severe allergies/asthma and can't handle such things. But if we messed up your order, please send us a calm, polite convo--thru Etsy, not email--within a few days of receipt, without leaving adverse feedback, and we will make things right.
Some people just glance at photos and rush to order. Please don't. Use the ZOOM button under the photo and read the listing carefully. Measure your head before ordering a hat from us; we test for size; there's no such thing as one size fits all. If you are tall or plus-sized, don't expect a scarf or handbag strap to look the same on you as it does on our petite size 10/12 model. If you order something 4" wide, don't be shocked if it's 4" wide. No two people see or define color the same way and--I swear this is true--what you call forest green someone else will call blue-gray. Yarn gauges vary depending on how you knit. Softness is subjective; I've known people who made socks out of wool I deemed too coarse for a rug.
We don't offer wholesale arrangements, but we sometimes have sale or bulk merchandise that you are welcome to resell in a bricks and mortar shop. Do not list our goods on Etsy, though.
We send a tracking number without you asking. If you misplaced it, look at your order on Etsy. Or, if you paid by Paypal, log in, click on PAYMENTS SENT, find Life's an Expedition and click on TRACK on the far right. USPS sometimes isn't regularly updated...especially near holidays, so expect delays in December. Read the FAQs below this if you are getting impatient. (If you are outside the U.S. and your package is small, we sent you a tracking number via Etsy convo, but your package may take weeks or even a month to arrive, especially if it weighs less than 4 pounds.) And again, there will always be postal delays beyond our control when you order in December.
We ship to the address YOU gave at checkout, so doublecheck that first. But lost? More likely delayed. USPS tracking information is not comprehensive. Your package could be within a day of reaching you despite minimal tracking data. However, if the tracking # shows delivery, yet you have not seen the package, ask other residents at your address if they brought in the mail, look in the shrubs, etc. In our experience, when a tracking # shows arrival, the package DID arrive but someone forgot to tell you. If inquiries don't pan out, contact your post office and give them the tracking number we gave you. We've shipped over 100,000 packages since 2003 and while some were delayed, most arrived eventually. Expect delays in December.
Sorry. We do not negotiate prices, change listings, add photos, accept alternate payment, change shipping method or break up yarn destashes for you. We ship in the time frame and method stated, but if you order a lot of small merchandise that would ordinarily be shipped first class mail--and your total order exceeds 16 oz.--you are automatically upgraded to USPS Priority Mail. We will also ship a gift to another address without revealing the price you paid, but PLEASE type this other address in the SHIP TO space when you check out.

Yarn dk light worsted 100 yards Santa Fe Market cotton blend beige purple dk light worsted knitting crochet teal blue turquoise purple tan


Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Crochet, Knitting, Weaving & tapestry
  • Primary color: Beige
  • Secondary color: Purple
  • Primary fiber: Cotton
  • Yarn weight: 3 DK & light worsted
  • Art yarn: Yes
  • Occasion: Birthday
  • Holiday: Christmas
  • Length: 100 Yards
  • Ships from United States to select countries.
  • Feedback: 1024 reviews
  • Favorited by: 50 people