The schedule for the Grand Opening is firming up and it looks like a full weekend of excitement! We will be drawing for prizes through-out all three days. You will get a ticket in the fishbowl just for showing up and get another ticket for every $10 ) you spend in the store (before taxes on in-stock products) during the Grand Opening weekend–11:00 am Friday to 5:00 Sunday. First place prizes for the stitch pattern contest will be $50 gift certificates to Dartmouth Yarns! I love prizes, don’t you? Check the schedule below and make time to come be part of our Grand Opening party!
Friday, Sept. 7—5:30-7:00
11:00 am DY opens (as usual)
2:00-5:30 DY closed for Grand Opening preparation
5:30-7:00 Grand Opening open-house reception. We will serve refreshments, announce some new programs, and give away prizes!
Saturday, Sept. 8—11:00-7:00
All day Spud & Chloe trunk show, knitting technique demonstrations, stitch pattern swatches on display, & more door prizes
1:30 Ilga Leja Bermuda Shawl talk & pattern signing (seating is limited, so rsvp to make sure you get a seat)
5:00 Fleece Artist/Handmaiden Fine Yarns yarn tasting (seating & samples are limited, so rsvp to make sure you get a seat and a sample)
Sunday, Sept. 9—12:00-5:00
All day Stitch pattern swatches on display and, of course, MORE DOOR PRIZES!
Noon Old Mill Knitting yarn tasting (seating is limited, so rsvp to make sure you get a seat)
1:30 Knitting competitions, prizes awarded
Garter Grand Pre (race to complete 20 st. x 20 row swatch, yarn provided, BYON* size 5 mm/US 8 approx.)
Stockinette Sprint (race to complete 20 st. x 20 row swatch, yarn provided, BYON size 5 mm/US 8 approx.)
I-cord Marathon (5-minute time trials, yarn provided, BYON double-pointed, size 5mm/US 8 approx.)
3:00 Stitch pattern competition winners announced
* Bring your own needles