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A YARN CRAWL is a self-guided, eleven day showcase tour of participating yarn stores. These stores, located from Ashland to Virginia Beach, will be going all out to give you the best "SHOP LOCAL" experience ever!  Each shop will have different specials, trunk shows, visiting designers, and lots of other goodies for this exclusive event only. Visit just a couple of shops, or all of them. It's up to you!

Special Yarn Crawl Store Hours

Friday, September 17:  10-5
Saturday, September 18:  10-5
Sunday, September 19:  10-5
Monday, September  20:  10-5
Tuesday, September 21:  10-5
Wednesday, September 22:  10-5
Thursday, September 23:  10-5
Friday, September 24:  10-5
Saturday, September 25:  10-5
         Want to know all about the 2021 James River Yarn Crawl? 
         Join us for a special preview with all six shop owners on                                                                  Thursday, June 16, at 7:00
                     JRYC KICK OFF PARTY ZOOM!
                        7 PM Thursday, Sept. 16 (scheduled for 2 hours)




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The James River Yarn Crawl is hosting its SECOND ANNUAL Knit-A-Long/Crochet-A-Long

All six yarn shops are busy behind the scenes prepping for the Sept. 17-25 James River Yarn Crawl, and we know that everyone is getting excited. To help channel all that excitement, the James River Yarn Crawl is hosting its 2
nd Annual KAL/CAL.

Virginia designer Nailya Plaskey, Nailya on Ravelry, has again designed brand new shawls in both crochet and knit. These two shawls are full of texture like the James River itself! The patterns are: Six Shops Shawl (crochet) and Yarn Shop Shawl (knit). 

The asymmetrical shawl requires two skeins of fingering weight yarn for knit and three for crochet. 
The pattern is $6 and will be available for download on Ravelry beginning Friday, June 11. 

There is one grand prize for those who complete the shawl by the end of the Crawl, Sept. 25 – one gift card from each of the six participating yarn shops for $25 each. 

1) All yarn must be purchased from one of the six yarn shops participating (see below). 
2) All completed shawls must be posted to Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag #jryccrawlshawl. 
3) You also must tag the shop where you purchased the yarn (see below for shop tags).

All conditions must be completed to qualify for the prize. 

The shawl hashtags are: #jryccrawlshawl2021 #yarnshopshawl #sixshopscrawl #nailyaplaskeydesigns

Participating shop tags are:

For those who do not have Instagram or Facebook accounts, ask your Local Yarn Shop to take a picture of your completed shawl and post for you, which also will qualify you for the prize. Look for the prize winner announcement after Sept. 25, the final day of the Crawl. 

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