Chicago Yarn Crawl


Chicago Yarn Crawl Dates

July 25th through August 2nd

 

The Chicago Yarn Crawl 2020 Bag Pre-Sale Has Started!


Reserve your bag with us or at your local LYS!

Click here to reserve your bag!

Chicago Yarn Crawl bags are currently available at a discounted pre-order price of $12 until July 18th.  After July 18th the price of the bag will be $15.

The pins each LYS distributes when you visit in-store with your bag will be distributed as follows:

1.)  If you purchase your bag at L2D2 we will include our store button when you pick up or when we ship or deliver your bag.

2.)  Buttons will continue to be distributed at every store you visit.

3.)  This year a full set of the buttons will be available from the Chicago Yarn Crawl website for purchase.

 

 

From Me To Yarn Trunk Show!

Jessie, the dyer behind From Me To Yarn, will be sharing an amazing collection of her newest yarns and two custom colorways for Llama Llama Ding Dong Yarn.

"Our goal at From Me To Yarn is to share the love of color and empower crafters everywhere to express themselves through fiber." 

 From Me To Yarn has prepared custom colors for our Llamas in the Steady Sock base (75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon) and Steady Sock Tweed base (85/15 Superwash Merino/ Donegal Nep).

You may pre-order our custom colorways now!  The remainder of her yarn for In-store, online, and pre-order purchases will be added soon in time for this year's Chicago Yarn Crawl!  

 

Yarn For The Masses Trunk Show!

 Hand-dyed yarn for all!  Alyssa, the dyer behind Yarn For The Masses (YFTM), brings us an exciting collection of various weights and colorways.

YFTM has prepared a beautiful custom color for our store called "Lovely Llama Eyes, for this year's Yarn Crawl!  It is 675 yards of fingering weight in a colorway inspired by the eyes of our llamas.  Available in worsted weight (370 yards) as well.

You may pre-order our custom colorway now!  The remainder of her yarn for In-store, online, and pre-order purchases will be added soon in time for this year's Chicago Yarn Crawl!  

 

Ways To Participate In This Year's Chicago Yarn Crawl!


Virtual Yarn Crawl

This year we are adding virtual events to the Chicago Yarn Crawl.  Each of the participating stores will schedule a series of virtual events.  All of which will be posted on the Chicago Yarn Crawl Website.  

Below is a list of some of the virtual events happening at Llama Llama Ding Dong.  We will provide a full list of events Next Monday.

From Me To Yarn Kickoff Event - Friday, July 24th, at 1:00 p.m. CST
Meet Jessie Frias, the artist behind From Me To Yarn!  Jessie will be joining us for a short Instagram Live event.  We welcome you to join and ask questions.  We will be raffling one of her skeins to a lucky person who joins the Instagram live, likes or has liked our page, and comments during the live event.


Yarn For The Masses- Wednesday, July 29th, at 12:00 p.m. CST
Meet Alyssa McCollum, the artist behind Yarn For The Masses!  Alyssa will be joining us for a short Instagram Live event.  We welcome you to join and find out more about her unique approach to yarn dyeing.  We will be raffling one of her skeins to a lucky person who joins the Instagram live, likes or has liked our page, and comments during the live event.


In-Store Participation

The safety of our customers and our own are of utmost priority at L2D2 Yarn.  In order to comply with all social distancing guidelines, we will be taking the following steps to ensure everyone's safety.

1.  We have completely rearranged our store to ensure that there is adequate space to maintain social distance from one another.


2.  We are limiting the number of people in the store shopping at the same time.


3.  Everyone entering the store must wear a mask/face covering.


4.  In order to avoid extended wait times we will be opening every day of the crawl and extending our hours.


5.  We will continue to clean all common area surfaces.


6.  We are continuing to offer curbside pickup for all orders, as well as, local delivery. 


Llama Llama Ding Dong Yarn Website Purchases

For this Yarn Crawl, we will be making all of our Kits and sale items available online so that you don't miss out!   


10% Discount Opt Out

As a way of supporting your LYS this year you may opt out of receiving the 10% on regular priced yarn and receive and extra entry to each store you visit.

Raffle Prizes

Chicago Yarn Crawl main raffle prizes will be awarded by each LYS during/after their main Live events.  Our main live event will happen on Wednesday, July 29th at 12:00 p.m. 

Our store raffle prize and other giveaways will be awarded during our other live events.  A full list of our prizes and live events will be available before the start of the crawl.

Whether you choose to participate virtually or in person please know that we continue to appreciate all of your support.