These will be your favorite go-to scissors for travel, even just to your stitching group. They're tiny, sharp, and come with a cap that goes over the point to make them easy and safe to carry with you everywhere.
Authenticity. Heritage. Organic. Fair Trade. Family Owned. Local. Independent. All these words are compelling to us, not only as fiber fans, but as members of a community.
Since 1978 the Ball & Skein has been in the town of Cambria and we’re delighted to continue bringing you the best values and highest quality products from the US and around the world that reflect our shared values. We appreciate all of your support and kindness as we work to provide the best experience we can.
Manos del Uruguay, around since 1968 is a certified Fair Trade yarn owned by the women that work as artisans in the cooperatives. Purchases of their yarn directly address their ability to remain in their villages and support their families.
Berroco and Jagger are multi generational New England companies that each have over 100 years of experience in the yarn world.
Trendsetter was started by Barry Klein and his mother over 30 years ago. They not only source some of the most beautiful and unique yarns largely from Italy, they also bring us Cardiff Cashmere, spun in a small, family mill that only spins cashmere.
Prism, Mountain Colors, and Mrs Crosby are more examples of small, independent hand dyers we’re delighted to carry in the shop.
Addi needles and Brittany needles are more multi-generation stories that, in our opinion, bring the quality and value that is unsurpassed in the industry.
In the shop we have over a ton of yarn as well as a million stories. We're delighted to continue this tradition for fiber fans everywhere.
Thank you for your support.
Kris, Oz, and the whole Ball & Skein family.
Terms and Conditions
Shipping & Delivery
At this time, the Ball & Skein ships merchandise to locations within the US only. The risk of loss and title for all merchandise ordered on this Web site pass to you when the merchandise is delivered to the shipping carrier. Any inquires by mail should be addressed to Ball & Skein & More - 4210 Bridge St Suite 6, Cambria, CA 93428. Or send us an email at email@example.com, or call us at 805-927-3280
We make every effort to ship your order as quickly as possible, usually within 1 - 2 business days of receiving your order. If there is a problem we will contact you via email as soon as we can. Please be sure your email is correct on your information so that if there is ever a question about your order, we can contact you! Our primary mode of contact is typically email. If that fails, or it's urgent, we'll also try and call.
Sales tax will be added when appropriate.
Privacy & Security
We use all industry standard privacy features and security so you can shop with us in confidence. In addition, we never share your personal contact information with anyone.
Returns & Replacements
Returns are subject to the conditions below. Please contact us before returning an item.
If your item is damaged, please contact us so we can resolve that issue as soon as we can.
Returns and Exchanges Yarn can look different on different computer monitors! We’re trying to say that matching the red of your project to the red on your computer will result in a lot of frustration. Also, we sell a lot of hand dyed and artisan yarns and they will change from batch to batch. We urge you to make sure you’re purchasing enough to complete your project.
-Non-sale yarn may be exchanged for store credit up to 30 days from date of purchase. Contact us for return authorization before you mail your yarn back to us. We will issue a store credit when we receive your yarn.
The yarn must be in new, truly unused and resalable condition, and in its original packaging, unwound, smoke free, no pet hair, wine stains, you know - the usual. Yarn purchased at a discounted price may not be returned or exchanged.
-Special order yarns are not returnable.
-Books, Patterns, Needles, Notions, Hand Made items and sale items are non-returnable.
-Sale items are not returnable.
Sorry, we cannot refund or credit shipping charges for any reason.
You may purchase merchandise from this Web site by using your Credit Card or you can contact us regarding alternate payment methods. Ball & Skein reserves the right to change its payment procedures at any time without prior notice.
Payment, Pricing & Promotions
You may purchase merchandise from this Web site by using your Credit Card or you can contact us regarding alternate payment methods. Ball & Skein reserves the right to change its payment procedures at any time without prior notice. Pricing on the web site is typically correct. We do our best, honest!
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