Pre-felted yarn?

I got a skein of Tahki’s Shannon yarn–100% wool. The yarn I’m pulling out from the center looks fuzzy, so the different colors of the different plies don’t show up very well. :wall: If the outside of the skein looked like this, I’d suspect that the yarn had just rubbed against other yarn while being put on the shelves or something, but the outside yarn looks fine.

Ordinarily, I wouldn’t worry as much about slightly felted wool, but I bought this yarn specifically for the distinct ply colors.

Has anyone else had this problem with this yarn, or with other feltable yarns? Is this normal, or should I take the skein back to my LYS or try to contact Tahki Stacy Charles customer service?

Thanks in advance for any words of wisdom! :muah: