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Memberships available for purchase

Memberships for the 2016/17 TKG season are available for purchase on the website.

PURCHASE MEMBERSHIP

Membership is $50 for the year.

Pay online with PayPal — allows for credit card payments without a PayPal account.
Membership cards can be picked up at the next Guild meeting.

Membership can also be purchased in person at a Guild meeting with payment by cash or cheque. Please make cheque payable to Toronto Knitters Guild.

The TKG season kicks off on Wednesday September 21 with a Yarn & Fashion Preview for the the upcoming season.

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New yarn store joins the fold

The Wool & Silk Co in Shelburne ON has joined the TKG member discount program. A great place to stop when travelling north of Toronto.

We are a full service, yarn shop catering to knitters and crocheters alike. You will enjoy a wide selection of yarns, needles, hooks and accessories in store. Classes are on-going with a complete list offered on the website. Can’t wait to see you!

www.woolandsilkco.com

There are close to 40 yarn stores in Toronto and beyond offering discounts to our members.
Participating Yarn Stores

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Thanks from Knitted Knockers

We received a letter of thanks from Nancy Thomson of Knitted Knockers:


Dear Toronto Knitters Guild,

On behalf of all of us here at Knitted Knockers of Canada we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous donation of completed knockers for women in need across the country.  To date, we have mailed out over 1500 requests and it is groups like yours that continue to help us in getting knitted knockers out, not only by your contribution of the completed knitted knockers, but also by helping us to raise awareness that they are available!

We are going to be launching our Aqua Knockers for swimming in the next couple of weeks which will be made out of an acrylic yarn (instead of the cotton yarn used for the regular knitted knockers) as they will dry faster and only be worn for a short time. We are sure with summer upon us that there will be a huge demand for these ones!  Any donations of Aqua Knockers would be greatly appreciated to help us with the upcoming demand.

We are also constantly updating our drop off locations that you can source our preferred yarns and drop off you completed knockers, so keep an eye out on our website for the list of those LYS and any updates that happen . . . if you don’t see your favorite store on the list just let us know and we can reach out and see if we can get them to join us on this wonderful crusade.  You can check out the listing at www.knittedknockerscanada.com.

Finally, if anyone is interested, Knitted Knockers of Canada is hosting an event this coming Saturday for WWKIP day.  It is being held at Alpacas from Eighth and Mud, 232 Eighth Road East, Stoney Creek, Ontario L8J 3M2 from 11am to 1pm.  We will be knitting knockers and also stuffing knockers for those that want to help but don’t knit.  We will have refreshments, contests and prizes so we hope that you can join us to knit amongst the Alpacas!   If you would like more information or to sign up you can visit
http://www.wwkipday.com/alpacas-eighth- mud-knitted- knockers-canada/

Again, we cannot thank you all enough for your help, support and donations of knitted knockers that are helping so many women across Canada.  We could not do this without groups like yours and look forward to continuing this wonderful and worthwhile endeavor with you.

Please help us to create awareness by liking us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/knittedknockersofcanada

Nancy Thomson
Founder, Knitted Knockers of Canada
nancy(at)knittedknockerscanada.com
289.895.8916
www.knittedknockerscanada.com

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May Show + Tell

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member: Carole (MillroadKnitter)
pattern: Rug Hooking
yarn: Briggs & Little

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member: Bree (tenderfield)
pattern: Nieve by Julie Weisenberger/CocoKnits
yarn: Indiecita baby alpaca & Philfolk 50

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member: Michelle (Mistress)
pattern: Top down raglan pullover
yarn: Noro scraps

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member: Michelle (Mistress)
pattern: Key Trend by Michelle Porter
yarn: Pima Splash

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member: Elizabeth (erq)
pattern: Aegopodium
yarn: summer solstice

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member: Daphne (demw)
pattern: Forest Frolic (own design)
yarn: Mineville merino dk single

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member: Daphne
pattern: Tussah silk shawl (own design)
yarn: Sublime Yarns tussah silk dk

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member: Christine (shivaji)
pattern: Gyre by Bristol Ivy
yarn: Starri by Raventwist

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member: Christin (knobknitter)
pattern: optical delusion
yarn: indigo Dragonfly

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April Show + Tell

greta
member: Greta
pattern: Pop Spots by Jojo Vail
yarn: Isager Alpaca

Ramona
member: Ramona (ramonafirehorse)
pattern: Then Comes Spring by Francoise Danoy
yarn: Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock

daphne1
member: Daphne
pattern: Colour Play Mohair Wrap by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas
yarn: Rowan Kid Silk Haze Stripe, Debbie Bliss Angel Prints, Online Linie 253 Hommage Color

daphne2
pattern: Everyday Shawl by SweaterFreak Knits
yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Metalico

daphne3
pattern: Dissent by Lisa Mutch
yarn: Debbie Bliss Fine Donegal

daphne4
pattern: Waiting for Rain by Sylvia Bo Bilvia
yarn: Hedgehog Fibres Skinny Singles

trish
member: Trish (TrishD)
pattern: Vertices United by Stephen West
yarn: various sock yarns

marilyn
member: Marilyn
pattern: Twiddle Mitt or Muff
yarn: various

littlecottonrabbit
guest: Sandra
pattern: little cotton rabbits

askews me dickey
member: Christine (knobknitter)
pattern: Askews Me Dickey by Stephen West
yarn: xxx

cindy-henley
member: Cindy (castalot)
pattern: Henley Perfected by Connie Chang
yarn: Tristan

cindy-wave
member: Cindy (castalot)
pattern: Wave by Kristen Finlay
yarn: Blue Heron Metallic

Thanks to Nadine for the on-site photos this month!

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March Show + Tell

cindy
member: Cindy (castalot)
pattern: Liz Stole by Dee O’Keefe
yarn: Madeline Tosh Mulberry Silk Lace

daphne1
member: Daphne (demw)
pattern: LOOP by Casapinka
yarn: Peppino by Rhichard Devreize

daphne2
member: Daphne (demw)
pattern: Hellebore Shawl by Prairie Girl Designs
yarn: Mrs. Crosby Hatbox

kim
member: Kim (ideasdept)
pattern: Harmonia’s Rings tunic by Sivia Harding
yarn: Wellington Fibres

pat1
member: Patricia
pattern: Brightness and Contrast
yarn: Cascade Sunseeker & Laines du Nord Kidaly Print

boxy
member: Danyse (darlingest)
pattern: Worsted Boxy by Joji Locatelli
yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter