Last month, I told you all that there were exciting changes happening, and some are underway, others are a little….stalled…
With Ellen moving on to her next chapter, it forced me to reassess the structure of my staff and teaching schedule. We wish Ellen all the best on her new life in St.Louis. She has missed that city since she moved away and has been eager to return. While we miss her, this has opened up some opportunities for the shop.
As you can see in today’s newsletter, we have a whole new slate of classes, with more being planned. We’ve also brought on a new roster of instructors going into spring and summer. This means you all will have the chance to learn from different teachers, with different skill sets and different styles of teaching.
*education nerd alert*
Spring is almost upon us, the days are getting longer, and we're starting to see hints of the warm weather we missed. Spring is a time of renewal and refreshing.
In that spirit, we're going to be doing some freshening up of our class calendar. In the next few weeks, we'll be adding new classes, new staff, new instructors (you'll love them, I promise), and new events. Our favorite events aren't going anywhere. You'll still see Local Yarn Store Day in April, and our birthday party in June. My hope is to also add more sections of Knit Studio to accommodate more people's schedules.
This is also going to mean training new staff on the cash register, possibly reorganizing the layout of the shop, which we've done and, despite some hiccups, always works out fine in the end.
To that point, I'm asking for some patience over the next few weeks as we work out the kinks and get the new structures running smoothly. We may not be releasing individual month schedules as complete structures for the near term, but adding classes as we go. I promise to keep you updated.
On the personal front, in the next few months, I will be be buying a house, selling another, moving, and going on a trip with my father (that was planned last summer). I will do my absolute best to cause as little disruption to store hours as I can.