This is not a message that I ever dreamed I'd be writing, but here we are. The CKYC board felt it appropriate to inform you of our current response to the novel coronavirus epidemic, and to let you know which steps we'll be taking going forward.
For now, the store will remain open regular hours (which are 10-6 Tuesday-Friday and 10-3 on Saturdays). We've been asking everyone to wash their hands on entry and will continue to do so. We have also been diligently cleaning surfaces throughout the day, especially those which customers touch on a regular basis (e.g. door handles, credit card reader, pens, faucets). With only a single employee working at a given time and a naturally low-foot-traffic business, we believe this is sufficient protection for the public for now.
In order to keep numbers in the store low and our customers and staff safe, Open Stitching Group is CANCELED for this week (March 19 and 21). The Central Park Hoodie and colorwork classes scheduled for this week (March 20 and 22) are also CANCELED. We will make an informed decision about March 26 Open Stitching Group and subsequent classes/events in response to directives from the state and medical experts as events progress.
Please check our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CloseKnitYarn/ and our website: https://closeknityarncoop.com/ for further updates.
If you would like to minimize your time in-store, we are offering phone orders and curbside pickup at this time. We hope to add delivery and/or ecommerce options as well. Again, please visit the Facebook page or website for updates. (One note: you don't need to be a Facebook user or have an account to view our page and posts.)
Thank you for your understanding,
Mary and the CKYC Board