Posted on

Announcing the TKG Knitty Make-Along

At our final meeting of 2020, we spent the evening with Amy Singer, Editor, Publisher and Founder of the Knitty.com magazine. Amy launched Knitty.com in 2002 “to feature the knitting talent she’d been seeing on blogs all over the world in one tidy, professional-looking website”. In the 18 years since its debut, the quarterly Knitty magazine has launched many designers and published hundreds of patterns.

After a Knitty FO Fashion Show, followed by Amy’s presentation, chatter about a Knitty make-along soon started, and, well… here we are. All TKG Members are invited to the Knitty Make-Along (MAL)! Find all the details about participating below, the party links will be shared closer to the event. 

Cast-on Party

Monday, January 4, 2021 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Want some company? We’ll be hanging out on Zoom for a couple hours. Pop in and say hi.

Progress Party

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm EST
How’s that project coming along? We’ll be hanging out again if you want to stop by and say hi.

Dress Code

Wear a Knitty FO if you have one.

Drink Code

Anything that makes you happy

Yarn Code

Anything Knitty

More Codes

You are welcome to select any knitty.com pattern. 
Works-in-progress (WIP) are encouraged!

Photos are allowed in the Ravelry thread, including the not-so-perfect ones

For social media posts use the following handles / hashtags:
@torontoknittersguild, @knittymag, #knittyMAL2021 


Start Date & Cast-on Party: January 4, 2021
Progress Party: February 2, 2021
End Date:  February 20, 2021 


FO Finished Object
MAL Make-along
TKG Toronto Knitters Guild
WIP Work-in-Progress

Posted on

October 21 meeting, open to guests

Join Kate Atherley and Kim McBrien Evans for a deep dive tour of their new book, Custom Shawls for the Curious and Creative Knitter. Kim and Kate will give an overview of the elements of the book, how they used these elements in building the beautiful shawl patterns in the book, and what’s on their needles a year after writing it. Through learning about how both Kate and Kim approach shawl design, you’ll get tips for creating your own amazing shawls through this book. Full meeting details . . .

This will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM. Log in from 7:15 pm for a 7:30 pm start.

In order for the presentation to run smoothly, the meeting will be conducted as a webinar. Participants will be muted but will be able to post questions for the presenter and communicate with other participants via the text chat function.

Registration required

Please register in advance for this webinar. This meeting is open to guests free of charge.
Once you have registered, you will receive the Zoom meeting link via email.

Posted on

TKG road trip to Woodstock: October 14

Luxury Coach to Fleece Festival in Woodstock on Saturday, October 14, 2017

Would you like to go to the Fleece Festival in Woodstock, Ontario, but don’t have a car or don’t fancy the 2-hour drive? The Toronto Knitters Guild has booked a Luxury Coach to take us!

DEPART Finch TTC/GO Station 8 a.m. sharp
ARRIVE Fleece Festival approx 10 a.m.
RETURN Finch Station approx 5 p.m. Continue reading