BlackSheepDyeworks

Hand Dyed Yarn :: Carefully Crafted Color

Ludlow, Vermont On Etsy since 2009

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BlackSheepDyeworks

Hand Dyed Yarn :: Carefully Crafted Color

Ludlow, Vermont | 8,971 Sales

Announcement    • I dye only the highest quality natural fiber yarns in small batches, in my Vermont studio.
• All yarns in my listings are in stock for immediate shipping.
• I stock more than a dozen base yarns - in lace, sock/fingering, sport, DK, worsted and bulky weights - with other yarns occasionally available as ‘limited editions’.
• Need more skeins than currently available in a listing? Love a colorway, but want it on a different base yarn? I'd be happy to dye more for you; please send me a convo for details.
• View all yarns in my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/blacksheepdyeworks
• Check back often ... I add new yarns nearly every day!

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 25, 2019

• I dye only the highest quality natural fiber yarns in small batches, in my Vermont studio.
• All yarns in my listings are in stock for immediate shipping.
• I stock more than a dozen base yarns - in lace, sock/fingering, sport, DK, worsted and bulky weights - with other yarns occasionally available as ‘limited editions’.
• Need more skeins than currently available in a listing? Love a colorway, but want it on a different base yarn? I'd be happy to dye more for you; please send me a convo for details.
• View all yarns in my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/blacksheepdyeworks
• Check back often ... I add new yarns nearly every day!

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About BlackSheepDyeworks

Sales 8,971
On Etsy since 2009

Carefully Crafted Color ... My Creativity Inspiring Your Creativity

I've been a lifelong creative spirit ... crafter ... designer ... knitter ... now dyer.
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I'm a one-person operation ... from dyeing and winding your yarn, to packing your order.
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I love working with color, and am fortunate to live in a beautiful place, where my surroundings are a continual source of inspiration.
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My colorways tend toward bold and saturated, to make a statement, yet not shout.
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The ultimate reward for me is to create a product that I consider an "inspiring supply" ... for my creative process to contribute to yours.
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Enjoy!

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  • Andrea

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    I'm a one-person operation ... from dyeing and winding your yarn, to packing your order. I opened my Etsy shop in 2009, and have over 8000 sales!

Shop policies

Last updated on January 30, 2020
• I dye only the highest quality natural fiber yarns in small batches, in my Vermont studio.
• All yarns in my listings are in stock for immediate shipping.
• I stock more than a dozen base yarns - in lace, sock/fingering, sport, DK, worsted and bulky weights - with other yarns occasionally available as ‘limited editions’.
• Need more skeins than currently available in a listing? Love a colorway, but want it on a different base yarn? I'd be happy to dye more for you; please send me a convo for details.
• View all yarns in my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/blacksheepdyeworks

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 2 hours of purchase
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
It's very important to me that you are pleased with your purchase. Please contact me if you have a problem or concern, so we can work out an agreeable solution.
If an exchange or refund is required ...
• Please contact me within 3 days of receipt for return authorization (14 days if you reside in the EU).
• Yarn must be shipped back within 7 days of return authorization, and return shipping expenses are the buyer’s responsibility.
• Yarn must be in original unused condition and free from odors, pet hair, etc.
• Custom orders may be returned only at my discretion.
Payment
• Payment by paypal or direct checkout via etsy using a credit card. Note that you may also use a credit card via paypal.
• If you need to cancel your order, you may do so within 2 hours of payment. Please note I often ship the same day you place your order, and I cannot cancel your order if it has already shipped.
Shipping
Shipping costs for my yarns are as follows:
♦♦ US: $2.95 for first skein; $1 for each additional skein (mini skeins are $2.75 first skein; .25 each additional skein)
♦♦ Canada: $9 for first skein; $2 for each additional skein (mini skeins are $9 first skein; .50 each additional skein)
♦♦ Everywhere Else: $11 for first skein; $3.50 for each additional skein (mini skeins are $11 first skein; .50 each additional skein)

International Buyers:
Etsy has added potentially misleading/confusing information to each listing regarding VAT/GST, and it's not something I can remove, so please note:
VAT/GST is NOT included in the price of my yarns, regardless of the text Etsy has inserted below the price on my listings; rather, it is the responsibility of the buyer. VAT inclusion is 'not applicable' to me as a seller, as I'm not registered to collect VAT.

• All yarns in my listings are in stock for immediate shipping.
• Yarns are normally shipped via US Postal Service, using first class or priority mail, depending on the package weight.
• Delivery confirmation is included for packages shipped within the US.
• International buyers are welcome, but please note that you are responsible for any applicable duty or tariff.
Additional policies and FAQs
CAN'T FIND THE LISTING DESCRIPTION? Etsy has changed to a new layout that hides the description of each listing. If you're having trouble finding the description, look in the narrow column on the right side of the photos, under the 'add to cart' and overview info. Then click '+ Learn more about this item' - there's lots more info available there! My apologies for this, I can't control how Etsy displays (or in this case, hides) valuable information. As always, feel free to click 'Ask a question' or 'Message Seller' to contact me, if you have further questions.

• Hand dyed yarns can vary from batch to batch, and sometimes even from skein to skein within the same batch. You can minimize effects of this (if desired) by alternating skeins every few rows in larger projects.
• When multiple skeins are available in a listing, they are from the same batch. Always purchase enough yarn to complete your project from the same batch (i.e., from the same listing) for maximum uniformity.
• Need more skeins than currently available in a listing? Love a colorway, but want it on a different base yarn? I'd be happy to dye more for you; please send me a convo for details.
• View all yarns in my shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/blacksheepdyeworks
Privacy
I, BlackSheepDyeworks, am the data controller of your personal information as it relates to my shop. When you place an order, I will receive your name, shipping address and email address from Etsy. I will only use these details to process and deliver your order, or deal with any questions you have related to that order. I do not receive or store any credit card information. If you send me a message using the contact button on Etsy, I will receive your user name and email address.

The only circumstances in which I will share your data are in processing your order or complying with the law. I will never use or pass on your information to third parties for marketing purposes or any other purpose, other than the circumstances listed below, or add you to any mailing list without your explicit consent. The circumstances in which I may share your data are:
• With Etsy to comply with my obligations
• With delivery companies to fulfill your order
• To comply with legal or tax obligations

I will retain your details for as long as necessary in order to process the transaction and I will securely store any data collected during that period. You have the right to know what personal data I hold about you, and to ask for that data to be changed or deleted. If you have any concerns about your personal data, please contact Etsy. In addition to my own privacy policy, if you pay with PayPal, your data will be protected by PayPal's privacy policy. If you pay directly by credit card on Etsy, your personal data is protected by Etsy's privacy policy.

More information

Last updated on May 28, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Do you ship to my country?

June 3, 2016: I have temporarily stopped shipping to some international destinations due to misleading information Etsy is displaying regarding VAT. VAT/GST is NOT included in the price of my yarns, regardless of the text Etsy has inserted below the price on my listings; rather, it is the responsibility of the buyer. VAT inclusion is 'not applicable' to me as a seller, as I'm not registered to collect VAT. If you would like to make a purchase, and don't see your country listed under 'ships to', please contact me - I'd be happy to set up a custom listing for you. My apologies for this confusing VAT statement on my listings; unfortunately Etsy will not correct or remove it.

Are you still shipping during the Coronavirus pandemic?

Yes. I’m under a ‘stay home’ order here in Vermont, but my outgoing packages are being picked up by my PO daily. I ordered all my supplies for the next few months ahead of time, so I have plenty of stock to stay on my normal dye schedule. As always, all yarns in my listings are in-stock for immediate shipping, so orders will continue to go out same day or next day, depending on when your order comes in. Please note, however, that delivery could take longer than usual, if the postal service in your country is experiencing any delays. Thank you for your continued support of my business during these unsettling times.

How are you able to ship so quickly!?

All yarns in my shop are already dyed and ready to ship, and I ship daily. If there are not enough skeins remaining in stock for your project, please send me a message – in most cases, I can dye more for you, or I may even have another batch already waiting in the wings.

Do you dye custom orders?

Although I don’t develop custom colorways on request, I’m happy to dye any of my colorways (except those with 'potluck' in the title – those are one-of-a-kind) on any of my base yarns. Note that there may be slight differences in how a base yarn/colorway combination turns out depending on fiber composition, yarn construction, etc. If you decide you'd like to have some yarn dyed, turnaround time is about 2-3 weeks. When your yarn is ready, I’ll set up a reserved listing for you. Prepayment is not necessary. Send me a message with your needs!

Do you sell undyed skeins?

Yes! I charge 30% less for undyed skeins. I have a listing for undyed mini skeins here: https://www.etsy.com/blacksheepdyeworks/listing/773877665
If you’d like any of my other base yarns undyed, please send me a message, and I’ll create a reserved listing for you.