The yarn I bought in China. It's very soft in the thick parts and very textural in the thin parts. On size 9 needles, it knit up surprisingly quickly - despite the 30 stitches in k1p1 rib! Here's the cake of yarn:
The colour is true in the cake picture, but not in this one:
The recipient loved the scarf - and was excited that the yarn was from China. It's very soft and squishy. And I still have tons of yarn left!