This is the default shipping method for all packages weighing up to 13 ounces. As the least expensive shipping method, packages are shipped the following Monday, Wednesday, or Friday after ordering. Tracking number is included but parcels are not specifically insured. Insurance may be requested at additional cost
Packages weighing over 13 ounces must ship via Priority Mail. Pricing for Priority Mail varies both with package weight and shipping distance. All packages are shipped the following Monday, Wednesday, or Friday after ordering. Tracking number is included and each Priority Mail label carries $50 insurance policy with the price of the label.
Sometimes you really need your yarn as soon as possible. Orders for items that are in stock can usually be delivered to the Post Office by the following day's deadline for next day delivery. It’s more costly but very reliable.
Abundant Yarn Online offers a great selection of knitting books and patterns. When shipped alone (without yarn or needles) Media Mail can be selected at checkout. Media Mail is less expensive but does take longer to arrive.
USPS, in collaboration with the global postal system, is amazingly reliable. Packages up to 4 lbs can be shipped First-Class International. Each shipment receives a tracking number but the number is only informative before the package leaves US Customs. Postal insurance can be purchased upon request at checkout. Travel time varies by country but First-Class International packages usually arrive within 2-3 weeks.
Priority Mail International must be used when a package reaches the weight of 4 pounds. As with domestic Priority Mail, it is more expensive than First Class International but packages travel much faster and each package is automatically insured for up to $100.
Express Mail International is available for rush shipments around the world. Travel time to most destinations is 4-6 days and also carries a $100 insurance policy. More insurance can be purchased if needed.