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Cesium Yarn

Spinning Fiber Sunscreen Summer Solstice Countdown Box

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Everyone has different must-haves for their summer bag — and we’re betting yours includes fiber! But there’s something else that might be (gasp) more important, and that’s sun protection! Whether you choose to use mineral or chemical sunscreen, or to stay in the shade, protecting your skin from UV damage is an investment in your future health. To make sun safety more fun, there are tons of super cute options for sunscreen packaging, which got us thinking… “What if these colors were on yarn?”

Start your summer off right and stay inspired to put on your SPF with a seven-day countdown. The box is filled with sunscreen-inspired fiber and the option to treat yourself to other summery notions-pouch essentials! This mystery countdown has six variegated colorways and a final tonal that ties the variegates together, all inspired by sunscreen packaging. The fiber box comes with the option to include or exclude our Sun-Safe-Tional notions add-on. To fit to your perfect project, you can choose to add extra of our tonal colorway in 2-ounce increments.

This listing is for spinning fiber. You can find sock-weight yarn here and DK-weight yarn here. Our spinning fiber is 100% nonsuperwash 25-micron Shaniko Wool grown and processed in the United States.

This is a countdown to summer solstice on June 20th, 2024, intended to be opened daily beginning June 14th. Your fiber will ship approximately two weeks before the first opening day, by May 31st. These boxes are dyed especially for you, and this preorder will close on April 14th, 2024.

Preorder

Preorders open when we release a new collection. The turnaround time for preorder colorways is twelve weeks. If you need something faster, browse our ready-to-ship colorways.

Hand-Dyed Colors

We do our best to take our photos under consistent conditions so you can accurately compare colorways. Different monitors show colors differently, so results may vary based on your computer screen. As with all hand-dyed yarns, variation from skein to skein is normal and to be expected. If you are ordering multiple skeins of the same colorway, we will dye them together or consecutively to minimize variation, but please consider alternating between the skeins throughout your work for the most consistent finished object.

Care Instructions

All yarn is pre-washed in our studio to minimize color bleeding, but should be washed separately or with like colors for the first several washes. We always suggest washing your finished objects by hand in cool water and allowing them to air dry for best results.

Allergy Info

Cesium Yarn fibers are dyed in a pet-free studio in a smoke-free, pet-friendly home. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Returns & Exchanges

We do not accept returns or exchanges on our hand-dyed yarns, but please let us know if you have a problem and we will do our best to make it right.