ursulasyarn

Ursula's Yarn and Fiber Arts Supplies

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania · 2202 Sales

ursulasyarn

Ursula's Yarn and Fiber Arts Supplies

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania 2202 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(745)

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Ursula

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Announcement   Welcome to Ursula's Yarn, the sister store to Ursula's Alcove. Ursula has yarn from natural fibers, some commercial and some hand dyed. If you saw an item at a show and don't see it here, convo us and we'll do our best to get it listed.

International customers, postage has gone quite weird. In ordering multiple items, convo me first to have a special order listed for you with the most accurate postage for your location.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 25, 2016

Welcome to Ursula's Yarn, the sister store to Ursula's Alcove. Ursula has yarn from natural fibers, some commercial and some hand dyed. If you saw an item at a show and don't see it here, convo us and we'll do our best to get it listed.

International customers, postage has gone quite weird. In ordering multiple items, convo me first to have a special order listed for you with the most accurate postage for your location.

Ursula

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Ursula

Beige 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Beige 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Purple Passion 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Purple Passion 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Moriah - Hand Dyed Pink 2 Ply Superfine Merino
Moriah - Hand Dyed Pink 2 Ply Superfine Merino
$11.00
Safari 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Safari 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Sable 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
Sable 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
$9.25
Jade 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Jade 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Yellow 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Yellow 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Copper 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
Copper 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
$9.25
Curry 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
Curry 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
$9.25
Moss Green 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Moss Green 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Aegean Blue 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
Aegean Blue 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
$9.25
Forest Green 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Forest Green 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Purple 16/2 Normandy Linen
Purple 16/2 Normandy Linen
$6.95
Moriah - Hand Dyed Aqua 2 Ply Superfine Merino
Moriah - Hand Dyed Aqua 2 Ply Superfine Merino
$11.00
Grotto 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Grotto 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Nassau 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Nassau 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Bottle Green 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
Bottle Green 2/18 Zephyr Wool/Silk Yarn
$9.25
Lipstick 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Lipstick 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
White 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
White 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Grass Green 10/3 Hemp Yarn
Grass Green 10/3 Hemp Yarn
$6.00
Quarry 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Quarry 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
Bermuda 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
Bermuda 5/2 Mercerized Cotton
$7.05
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(745)
CRMayhew

CRMayhew on Jun 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Love this yarn. So soft. Thanks for fast shipping too.

CRMayhew

CRMayhew on Jun 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Exactly what I was looking for. Love the colour. Thanks for shipping quickly.

Mary Kay Stahley

Mary Kay Stahley on Jun 15, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful purple will be a perfect warp ! Thanks you Ursula for everything!

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About

You Never Know What You'll Learn Today

Back in college, I had a part time job working at Wood Lake Nature Center. Every time I came in, I had no idea what I was in for. The senior naturalist always had something new and interesting planned. She'd say, "Today twenty school children are coming in and we're teaching them to snowshoe. Have you every walked in snow shoes before? Here, put these on and practice before they get here." Or there was, "We're cooking up snacks from natural plants today. Go out and pick some cattail roots. Use this poker to break the ice." Boy scout groups would come in, bird watchers, all kinds of groups. She always had something interesting planned. One day we went out and picked plant leaves to dye yarn with. I remember picking a bucket full of mint to soak overnight before teaching a class the next day. She gave me a copy of the handout she'd mimeographed. I still have it and I'm still working with plants and plant dyes after many, many years. So you never know what you'll learn today or how it will serve you in the future.

I love color. Not knowing exactly what color you'll get from natural dyes is part of the appeal. In addition to nature's colors, I also work with chemical dyes just because I enjoy playing at being a mad scientist. (And who hasn't wanted to be Professor Snape in Harry Potter?) I sell commercial yarns as well because sometimes you just need something that will be the same color every time you buy it. Enjoy the yarn!

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  • Ursula

    Owner, Chief Of Almost Everything

    I grew up in the midwest. Currently live in Western PA. I do reenactment, renaissance faires, SciFi Cons, and am now addicted to fiber festivals. I started my business as an empty nest project. I'm still in business after many years. Who knew?

Shop policies

Last updated on January 11, 2016
Yarn is wound and stored in a smoke free environment. All materials used are listed as per the manufacturer. I buy yarn in bulk directly from the mill and repackage into smaller, more useful quantities. Any questions or concerns, please convo me. Happy shopping fellow yarn addicts!

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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
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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.
Shipping
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.
Refunds and Exchanges
Please contact me within 14 days if the item does not meet your expectations. This includes shipping damage.
Additional policies and FAQs
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.