How big are your blankets?

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Queen wool blankets measure 76x104", and weigh ~6lbs. Throws are 52x76", and weigh ~3lbs. Wool bedding weights and dimensions are on the product pages. Live Edge alpaca/wool blend blankets are 52x76" and weigh ~2 3/4lbs.

Do you make a king size blanket?

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The duvet and Shoreline blanket come in king size. Queen wool blankets (76"x104") can be turned sideways to cover a king bed, with some overhang.

What is the yardage of your yarn?

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Worsted weight is ~200 yards, aran weight is ~130 yards, and fingering weight is ~400 yards.

How do I wash your wool products?

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Topsy wool products are machine washable, following our instructions. Some of our handmade items are hand wash only.

How long will it take my order to arrive?

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Canada Post continues to experience delays, and will not guarantee delivery times. US orders take longer. Please have patience, and let us know if your parcel does not arrive.

How much is shipping?

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We offer free shipping on orders over $400. Shipping rates are calculated at checkout, based on the size of your order and your location. For example, it costs $28 to mail a queen size blanket anywhere in ON. To get three skeins of yarn to BC, it's $17. We are not looking to profit from shipping, merely cover the costs. All orders are shipped via Canada Post expedited service.

:( My item is out of stock. When will it be available?

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The mill dictates the production schedule, so we can't say when any give item will arrive. Please click on the "notify me when available" button on the product page to automatically receive an email when we've restocked. Thank you for your patience.

What are the Wool Shed hours?

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The Wool Shed is open daily (except Wed) from 10-. We're closed Dec 25&26 and Jan 1&2. Curb side pickup is also available. You can choose the Wool Shed or Millhaven (the mainland side of the ferry dock) as your pickup location.

Can I visit Topsy Farms?

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Yes. The Wool Shed is open daily from 9-5, and the kid's Farmyard Scavenger Hunt is available at the shop or for download. Our hiking trail is open (weather and conditions permitting); please check in at the Wool Shed before you go. Click here for upcoming workshops and events. We do not have farm tours at this time.

Can I see the sheep or cows?

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Usually. In the summer we have to move them out of the barnyard so they have fresh grass. If you're coming specifically to see them, please contact us to be sure they're accessible. 

How many sheep do you have? What kind are they?

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We have ~450 ewes and 16 rams. The ewes are a mix of Suffolk, Border Cheviot, and Rideau-Arcott

What else is there to do on the farm?

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The walking trail is open (weather and conditions permitting); please check in at the Wool Shed before you go. The kid's Farmyard Scavenger Hunt is available at the Wool Shed or for download. If Sally is in the garden, feel free to visit her. You're welcome to have a picnic in the yard. Our portapotty is there for your convenience. We do not offer farm tours at this time.

What else is there to do on the island?

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Here's an interactive map . It shows all island businesses (some are seasonal), beaches, parks, docks, and points of interest. We highly recommend the Back Kitchen, our community cafe. Check the calendar of events for community activities.

Is there any where to stay on the island?

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The Lodge, An Tigin, and Foot Flats Farm offer accommodations. There are many Airbnbs. There is no public camping on the island.