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9 Reasons To Get Excited About Yarn Shop Day! UPDATED!

9 Reasons To Get Excited About Yarn Shop Day! UPDATED!

It’s almost here!

We’re eagerly counting down the days to Yarn Shop Day 2018 on Saturday 12th May! Find out why you should be as excited as we are!

1. You’ll be supporting your local store


We launched Yarn Shop Day to celebrate bricks and mortar yarn stores in all their glory. What better way to support them than by paying them a visit on the big day? We know, we ask you to do the most terrible things…


2. You get to go shopping…


...And you don’t have to make excuses! Look, it’s official!

We, Let’s Knit Magazine, do hereby give you permission to visit your local yarn store on Saturday the 12th May 2018.

3. You could be a winner!


Lots of our participating stores are holding special raffles and prize draws, but you have to be in it to win it! Pop along to see what’s happening near you.


4. It’s coming soon!


It’s nearly here! The suspense has been killing us!


5. There’s cake!


Many of our stores are offering free refreshments for visitors on Yarn Shop Day and you’ll be amazed how many talented bakers are in our midst!


6. It’s an awesome day!


Don’t believe us? Click here to see what people have been saying about the event.


7. There are exclusive patterns you can’t get anywhere else!

We’ve got two special mascots for this year’s Yarn Shop Day, Dixie the Llama and Milo the Cat, as well as special knitted and crochet blankets, but you can only get the patterns by popping into your local yarn shop. Find your nearest participating store on our brilliant map!


8. You’ll get to meet knitting celebs


This year’s Yarn Shop Day Ambassadors Emma Varnam, Erika Knight and Christine Perry (a.k.a Winwick Mum) are just some of the designers that will be visiting a yarn shop on the 12th May!

9. Did we mention there’s cake?



Find your local participating store using our interactive map!

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