Those who attended our September meeting have already had the pleasure of meeting Natalie Griller and Geoff Clark, the lovely duo behind Nunavut Qiviut. This time they are generously returning as a Sponsor of our Guild! (PS – the recording of the September meeting is still available for Members to watch on the Meeting Videos page of our website.)Continue reading
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September – Nunavut Qiviut
This September, we’ll be traveling, virtually, to Kugluktuk, Nunavut north of the Arctic Circle where the cool air of autumn has arrived. Nunavut Qiviut creates unique luxury yarns from rare and sustainable Arctic fibres such as Qiviut from Muskox and supports the traditional Inuit lifestyle of their community.
Natalie Griller and Geoff Clark have prepared a full overview of Nunavut Qiviut, including the geography, ecosystem and the people of Kugluktuk, community involvement, Muskox and the history of Qiviut, and of course, the yarn and the luxurious products available. You’ll come away with a great sense of life in Kugluktuk and you’ll certainly enjoy your friendly visit with Natalie & Geoff.
The meeting will be OPEN TO ALL, join as an attendee via the link below:
Yarn Stores – Members Only
Discounts for members
Many Toronto area yarn stores, as well as some outside of the GTA, offer guild members a discount upon presentation of your TKG membership purchase confirmation email. Unless otherwise noted, stores offer a 10% discount on regularly priced merchandise only; each store may have different exclusions.
Members: Visit the LYS page in the Membership Hub to view the discounts for each shop, including codes for online shop discounts.
|Name||Store website||Store address||Store postal code||Store telephone|
|A River of Yarn||www.ariverofyarn.ca||353 Kent's Bay Road, Keene||K9J 6X8||705 740 3881|
|Artisanthropy Fibre Arts||https://www.artisanthropy.ca||125 Brock St S, Whitby||L1N 4J9||905-668-8368|
|Creative Yarns||creativeyarns.ca||1213 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough||M1P2X8||416-331-8085|
|EweKnit||eweknit.co||832 Bloor Street West, Toronto||M6G 1M2||416-530-4438|
|Knitted Bliss Stitching||http://shop.knittedbliss.com/||Online only||647-273-8625|
|Lichen and Lace||Lichen and Lace||Sackville, NB|
|Linda's Craftique||www.lindascraftique.com||386268 20 Sideroad, Orangeville||L9W 6V3||519-941-6759|
|Myrtle Station Wool||http://myrtlestationwool.ca||9585 Baldwin Street N, Ashburn||L0B1A0||905-655-4858|
|Nunavut Qiviut||http://www.nunavutqiviut.com/||Online only out of Kugluktuk, NU|
|Revolution Wool Company||http://www.revolutionwoolco.com/||7489 4th Line, Wallenstein||N0B 2S0||519-669-4146|
|Romni Wool||http://www.romniwools.ca||658 Queen Street West, Toronto||M6J 1E8||416-703-0202|
|Serenity Knits||https://serenity-knits.myshopify.com/||525 Brooker Ridge Unit 102, Newmarket||L3X 2M2||1(905)710-3283|
|Sweet Paprika Designs||http://www.sweetpaprikadesigns.com/||137 rue Saint Ferdinand, room 223, Montreal||H4C 2S6||514-629-9529|
|The Knit Cafe||https://www.theknitcafetoronto.com/||1350 Dundas Street West, Toronto||M6J 1Y2||647-400-0241|
|The Knitting Loft||http://www.theknittingloft.ca/||672 Wilson Ave, Toronto||M3K1E1||416-631-0060|
|The Love of Colour||http://www.theloveofcolour.com||Online only - local pick up available, Toronto||M4K 1B1||416-894-5989|
|The Woodlot||http://www.thewoodlot.ca||Online only - local pick up available|
|The Wool Mill||http://www.woolmill.ca||2170 Danforth Ave, Toronto, On||M4C 1K3||416-696-2670|
|Yarn It Cobourg||http://yarnitcobourg.ca||6D-9 Elgin Street East, Cobourg||K9A 0A1||289-252-1200|
|Yarns Untangled||https://yarns-untangled.myshopify.com/||90 Nassau Street, Toronto||M5T 1M7||416-603-2338|
|Van Dijk Designs||Van Dijk Designs||90 Nassau Street, Toronto||M5T 1M7||416-603-2338|