Purl's E-News July 2021

Dear awesome stitchers,

We are so incredibly grateful and joy-filled now that we are able to welcome you back into our brick & mortar space at 830 Hendersonville Road. Thank you to all who helped us with the move and who have come to bless the space with your yarny presence. Come and visit if you haven't yet. It's a really great space in so many ways. We are open Wednesdays - Sundays, 10am-6pm and closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Please note we will be CLOSED this coming Sunday, July 4 for the Independence Day Holiday. We know that the struggle for independence, freedom, and liberty for ALL is ongoing. May we all do our part in speaking truth to power and teaching and learning the FULLNESS of history. May we learn from the past, lean into discomfort, and do our part to craft a better world for all!

We are launching introductory knitting and crochet classes this month on Saturday mornings. So if you or someone you know has been hungry for some learning or refreshing, check ou tthe schedule and check in with us! Stitch Doctor appointments are also again an option if you need some support with a project or technique. These are not walk-in, but by appointment. You can find further details about all our classes and stitch groups on our newly updated website.

The schedule for July and August is as follows:

Beginning Knitting sessions (Saturdays, July 10 & 17 or August 7 & 14, 10am-noon): learn to cast on, knit, and purl (if time and ready). Details on costs, materials, etc. on website here.

Learn to Knit in the Round (Saturdays, July 24 or August 21, 10am-noon): Learn to join and knit in the round on circular needles. If time and interest, will introduce use of dpns and/or magic loop method. Details on costs, materials, etc. on website here.

Learn to Crochet (Saturdays, July 31 or August 28, 10am-noon): Learn to chain stitch, single crochet, and double crochet (if up for it). Find details on costs, materials, etc. on website here.

Stitch groups are times for socializing andsupporting one another in our creative endeavors. Please follow Community Guidelines posted on our website and in store.

 Wednesday morning Stitch Group: 10am-12

Thursday Night Group: 6-8pm (Virtual; info here)

Sunday afternoon Stitch Group: 4-6pm

First Sunday Movie Nights! **Starting August 1**

6-8pm (after afternoon stitch group)

Join us forsome crafty socializing and nerdy video viewing. Check Facebook, e-news, call or email the shop to find out each month's movie(or we'll try to update the calendar regularly). Email us ASAP if you have suggestions for our upcoming movies.
Store is closed during Movie nights.
More details on our Stitch group page.

Please be advised: Masks/face coverings REQUIRED in store if you are not vaccinated. Optional otherwise, but please be considerate of others who may not yet feel as comfortable without masks. For classes and Stitch doctors, proof of vacination status required if not wearing a mask. At stitch groups, please especially be considerate of one another’s personal space and do not make assumptions about whether someone is open to being hugged or leaned into. Thank you for your consideration and intention. Though all our staff are vaccinated, we will tend to wear face coverings if others are in order to help them feel more comfortable.