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Fall Crawl 2020 
JOIN 7 YARN SHOPS FOR
Prizes • Special Events • Fun
Experience the fiber arts of Western CT and NY during the 2020 Fall Crawl. Over eight action-packed days, yarn aficionados will explore and discover the many local yarn shops, indie dyers, and designers.

Dates:  Saturday October 10th - Saturday October 17th  In Store & Online 
Knit & Pearls Yarn Crawl Hours:
Saturday 10/10 10am - 4pm
Sunday 10/11 10am-1pm                
Tuesday 10/13- Saturday 10/17 10am—4pm

We will also have two slots for shopping by appointment 9-9:30am and 9:30-10am. Call to schedule. All shopping is limited to 4 shoppers at one time.

Fall Crawl Guide
Who? Participation is open to anyone and everyone who is interested in learning more about our fiber arts community and local yarn shops.
What? “Yarn Crawl: To tour/visit/salivate over yarn shops for extreme fiber enthusiasts.”
When? Please join us from Saturday, October 10th – Saturday, October 17, 2020. Check each shops websites for details on hours and restrictions or keep reading!
Why? First and foremost to celebrate our love of fiber arts with like-minded friends and neighbors. Also, to support independent local yarn shops! And, of course, for the chance to buy limited edition yarns, attend special events, and win amazing prizes!
How? Participating in the Fall Crawl 2020 is easy and FREE:
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Visit shops during the Crawl in store or online. If you are visiting in-store, sign in and/or have your passport (printed by you) stamped at each shop for a chance to win prizes. If visiting online make a note at checkout that you are participating in the crawl for a chance to win.
Get all the details in this handy guide!

Safety Note:
Your safety and health are our number one concern! Check the shop websites or call your LYS to confirm special crawl hours and their safety guidelines and restrictions that are required by all crawlers. 
Crawlers are required to follow all posted health guidelines at each shop.


The Grand Prize
Visit all seven shops instore or online and your name will be entered into our grand prize drawing! Our Grand Prize Includes:
A Lykke Interchangeable Needle Set
An Atenti Bag
20 skeins of Noro Silk Garden Lite with a pattern and Noro #17 magazine
Cocoknits Sweater Workshop Book
Cocoknits Sweater Care Kit
Cocoknits Craft Caddy
 
Get your Fall Crawl 2020 Tote - Available until we run out!
Everyone who joins the crawl is eligible to receive a cotton commemorative tote, free with purchase of $25 or more. Totes are available without purchase for $5 and are decorated with a fun sheep with 7 spots to place buttons from each shop. Upon your visit to each shop, you’ll get a free button to adorn your tote.  Visit all 7 shops and you’ll have a fully decorated sheep tote to hold your purchases and future projects!  One tote per customer, please, as supplies are limited

Yarn Crawl Fun at Knit & Pearls
We will be featuring two wonderful trunk shows! 
Plus daily raffle prizes and a free gift with a purchase of $25 or more.
100 Ravens beautiful yarns and kits will be with us all week.
Head dyer Becca will be here for a Meet & Greet on 10/17 from 12pm - 4pm. These are just a few of the goodies we will have.
 
Janet McKinstry’s Trunk Show will be here all week. Meet Janet on 10/10 from 2-4pm.
Come see Janet's gorgeous one of a kind creations using the finest colorful, textured upholstery fabric and unique findings. Each bag is handmade in the Berkshires. No two are alike therefore the bags below are samples of Janet's work and will not be available.
It's not a party without some tasty goodies!!
Treat yourself to some Huddies Cookies on 10/10 10am to whenever he sells out! Homemade chocolate chip cookies that melt in your mouth.
Refuel with the Grillin' & Groovin Food Truck on 10/17 11-1pm. A menu of creative and delicious comfort food starting with hearty sandwich melts and on occasion funky cool mac and cheeses, chili, soup and desserts with a rockin’ vibe! Come gitcha some!