Shops are hard at work putting together some awesome events for our wonderful “Crawlers”! As plans are finalized, we will be posting them here so stay tuned and check back.
AUNT MARGARET’S YARN & GIFT SHOP:
Passport donations are going to Tufts;
Other specials include:
Goodie bags, patterns,trunk show,daily raffles.
Yarn crawl bags to first 20 people who spend $50 or more
All 4 days we will be hosting Specials and Demo’s
20% off all patterns and books
20% off all buttons
Thursday- 20% off cotton yarn
Friday- 20% off sock yarn and Demo on FlexiFlips needles 11-12pm and 3-4pm
Saturday- 20% off Cascade yarn – Tunisian Crochet Demo from 1-3 pm
Sunday – 20% off Plymouth yarn
Refreshments and goodies all 4 days
Beautiful Grand Prize Basket for passport holders to take their chance at winning!
AUNTIE ZAZA’S FIBER WORKS YARN SHOP:
Specials: include Daily Door prizes, Grand Prize and Free patterns
Demonstrations on demand every day.
Thursday: 15% off Berroco Yarns
1:00-3:00 Make it and take it: dream catcher and shrinkie dink charm. 30min free workshop limited to 3 participants/session. 4 sessions available. Call 774-269-6899 to reserve your spot.
Friday: 15% off Juniper Moon Farm – Herriot, Herriot Fine, Herriot Grand, Moonshine and Moonshine Chunky
Saturday: 15% off Mirasol – Ushya, Nuna, Pima Kuri, Sulka, Paqua Pura
Saturday Workshop: Indigo Dying
Price $45. Registration in advance is recommended as space is limited to 4 participants per 2 hour hands on learning session. Learn to dye Yarn with Indigo. Available time 8-10, 10-12, 1-3, 3-5. Arrive 15min in advance to purchase yarn, and other objects for dying. (Rain date: 10/14)
Sunday: All kits 15% off.
BEAD AND FIBER:
BLACK SHEEP KNITTING:
Proceeds from the Passport Sales will be donated to Circle of Hope
Lots of great things are in the works; proceeds from the passports will be going to the Northboro Food Pantry. Your $5 contribution for the passport gets you our newest project bag!! Soo cute (even if I do say so myself!) and some goodies.
Our Scratch Tickets will be back this year with better than ever awards including a shot at winning a mug from Knitbaahpurl!! Everyone is a winner!!
The first 3 shoppers each day with purchases over $80 will get one of our official Yarn Crawl tote bags, and with a purchase, all customers will receive a “phone pocket” with a special coupon.
All 4 days, we will be offering
- Sirdar’s Rascal yarn at 20% off as well as
- the new colors of Lang’s Super Soxx
- Juniper Moon yarns
- and other unadvertised specials!!
Crawl specials include:
25% off all Classic Elite Yarns, 20% off books and patterns.
Final sale yarns are $2.00 for yarn crawlers only.
Saturday we are honored to welcome Marin Melchior. Marin designed the ever beautiful Butterfly/Papillon Shawl. The Butterfly /Papillon Shawl was one of our summer KAL’s. Please wear your shawl when you come to meet Marin. She’ll be at the shop from 2-5:00 for the crawl, then she’s staying for the Saturday Night Knitting Club -SNKC from 5-7:00. She’ll have with her samples of her shawl in a variety of different yarns as well as other projects she’s working on. I hear there’s a sweater in the works!
NEW ENGLAND FARM TO FIBER:
Daily Discounts on Farm Yarn
-Free Pattern with purchase
-Grand Prize Raffle
Sunday, 10/14, 1- 4pm Upton Yarns – Trunk Show
Meet Sarah and her gorgeous all naturally dyed yarns and kits from New England Fleeces
Come visit the Fiber Loft in the heart of apple country! We are a full-service knitting, spinning, weaving, dyeing, and felting shop. Our hours for the crawl will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. During the crawl, we will feature the following:
- Daily raffles (you don’t need to be present to win)
- Grand Prize basket of fiber and fiber-related goodies (at least a $100 value) for passport holders only
- Daily specials and refreshments
- A new, free pattern created just for this year’s GBYC
- All Classic Elite yarns 40% OFF
- Selected books 20% OFF
- Make sure to visit our closeout room for great deals
- Thursday, October 11 – Sunday, October 14: The beautiful results of our latest knit-along (“Addition by Subtraction” by TryStitchual Designs) will be on display
- Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14: Trunk show by The Fibre Co. featuring their latest yarn, Lore
- Sunday, October 14 from 1 to 5 p.m.: Fiber artisan Sue McFarland will be here showcasing and selling her fabulous felted items
- Sunday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The 100 Ravens Truck will be here all day selling their hand-dyed yarns
Receive a Thank You gift to the first 15 crawlers each day with a passport!
Aalta Yarn Garment Trunk Shows as well as staff garment show all weekend long!
Daily door prizes for those with a passport!
Our $5.00 mystery bags will be back! Yarn value of $25.00 or more in each bag.
Grab a bag and fill it with selected yarns for only ten dollars, yes $10.00!
CHECK OUT Our grand door prize worth over $500.00 retail!
Purchasers must hold a passport for the following specials each day. Passports can be purchase the weekend of the crawl to get the specials.
Thursday Shibui Slam! and Amazing Aalta yarns 20% off all in stock yarn.
Friday – Plymouth Plentiful! 20% off all in stock Plymouth Yarns
Saturday – Classic Elite, Tahki and Euro Yarns 25% -50% off all in stock yarn- last chance for many of these yarns!
Sunday – Malabrigo Maddess 20% off all in stock Malabrigo yarn
Come try weaving! All day Sunday, 12-4 there will be Ashford Knitter’s Looms set up for trying your hand at weaving! We have scheduled special all day workshops for the fall and winter for further instruction.
ISLAND YARN COMPANY:
Passports are on sale for $5 or for 3 non-perishable food goods for the Acton Food Pantry!Our newest color of hand-dye, Walden Sunset, will be available just in time for the crawl! And we’ll have the pattern to give you when you pop in and show us your passport!
We also have a brand new, awesome Island Yarn product that will be released for the crawl! It is still a secret, but will come with 2-3 patterns that you will just die for!
Anyone participating in our 100 days ~ 10 row challenge can bring in their scorecard and receive X% off one item for every day so far that they’ve completed! (So, if you’ve done 15 days – you’ll get 15% off! 18 days…18% off. You get it.)
We’ll have a Noro and a Juniper Moon Farm Trunk show throughout the crawl. Along with the Noro trunk – we’ll have all the colorcards for Noro – so you can play yarn store owner and order just what you want if we don’t have it in store!
One yarn, each day, will be 40% off, but you’ll have to come in to find out which it is! The sale bin will also be 50% off for the crawl!
Delightful Anne will be back with her loom to do a demo on using pick up sticks to create lovely stitch pattern in your weaving on Friday from 1 to 4pm.
Talented Karen will be in on Sunday with her gorgeous assortment of hand-made shawl pins for sale!
Our grand prize will be a new Island Yarn Knitting Bag packed full of goodies totaling over $200 in prizes!
We’ve got more giveaways, prizes, and games in the works, but you’ll have to come in to have all the fun! Can’t wait to see you!
JP KNIT & STITCH:
MIND’S EYE YARNS:
PUTTING ON THE KNITZ
Sale of selected yarn – 20 to 40% off.
Free patterns and knitting magazines.
Drawing for exceptional door prizes.