Patrick Madden of Signature Yarns in Toronto will be presenting about the life/work balance of running a small business, the importance of volunteering and making time for creativity. Patrick will also have an assortment of his hand knitting yarn collections for sale at the meeting.
Kate Atherley on Math for Knitters.
She’ll be sharing tips and techniques for handling the numbers problems that come up in knitting: from yarn requirements to buttonhole spacing and instructions like “increase 12 sts evenly across”, to questions of and issues around gauge. And if you’d rather knit than spend time with a calculator, she’ll also talk about ways to avoid the numbers entirely!
The new TKG season will open on 16 September 2015.
Jennifer & Becky of the Upper Canada Fibreshed will speak about yarn and fibre available locally and of production systems within a 250 mile radius of Toronto that span from farm to fashion.
TKG memberships for the upcoming 2015/16 season are available for purchase. PURCHASE MEMBERSHIP
You can pay with paypal, or reserve your membership and pay with cash or cheque at the September meeting.
Sunday July 5th from 8-11pm.
Join members of the Toronto Fringe Festival for a Stitch ‘n Bitch during the 2015 festival.
fringe after dark
Located in the fringe club at 581 Bloor St. West (near the beer tent)
Our new LYS Coordinator Cindy O’Malley has been out visiting all of the Toronto area yarn stores to confirm the discounts offered to Guild members.
3 new yarn stores are offering discounts Continue reading Additional yarn stores offering member discounts
WWKiP day is an annual international celebration of knitting and other fibre arts with almost 1000 separate events in countries around the globe. It’s about sharing the experience of knitting, with knitters and non-knitters alike!
We encourage you all to get out there and celebrate WORLD WIDE KNIT IN PUBLIC (WWKiP) day with with fellow knitters. Continue reading WWKiP day 2015 – Saturday June 13
We still need volunteers on April 25 for the Saturday Marketplace:
- Yarn Winding
- Raffle Ticket sales
- Hospitality Suite
Complimentary entry to the Marketplace and lunch is provided.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to volunteer.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
Following an extended nomination period that closed on April 12, we are pleased to report that the Guild has a nominee for each position most critical in maintaining the Guild. We all agree that elections are a good thing. It happens that this year we have a single candidate for each role and thus all nominees will be acclaimed. Continue reading Executive Committee 2015/16
It’s not long now until the fibre event of the season … the annual Toronto Knitters Frolic is 11 days away. Continue reading Knitters Frolic … not long now