The Frolic Planning Committee is sorry to inform you that this year’s Knitters Frolic, scheduled for Saturday, April 25, has been cancelled due to concerns about the developing COVID-19 pandemic.
This decision was not taken lightly, and was made in response to the recommendation from Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, regarding the immediate suspension of all gatherings over 250 people. The health and safety of our vendors, volunteers, and attendees is our utmost priority.
Although we are temporarily unable to meet in person, we are keen to continue to support our knitting community and vendors “virtually” through the ongoing DEstash/REstash MAL. We hope you will join us on Ravelry.
In the meantime, please stay well!
The Frolic Planning Committee
We know that there is a lot of information currently being shared with respect to the COVID-19 virus. In particular, we have seen a number of steps being taken to minimize possible outbreaks and spreading.
We were notified today that Innis College, and all of U of T, will not be hosting any events as a way to mitigate the potential spread of the virus. On that basis, we have cancelled our Guild meeting scheduled on March 18, 2020.
At this time we are unsure of any impacts to the April meeting, but we will provide additional details as they become available.
Please be well and take appropriate precautions to protect yourself and others.
The Toronto Knitters Frolic is coming up soon and we are looking for volunteers! Every year our team of amazing volunteers helps the Guild run this successful and fun event. Please join us in making this another great Frolic year! Those who complete at least one two-hour shift will gain free admission to the 2020 Frolic.
Please send an email to Sarah at email@example.com and indicate your preference for am/pm and role (or indicate no preference, and we will slot you in where most needed).
We are currently looking for people to help with:
– Info Desk
– Raffle Table
– Hospitality Suite
– Ball Winding
Saturday April 25, 2020, 9:00 – 4:30
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Court, Toronto
Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!
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Pattern: Dissent by Andrea Rangel
Yarn: Self Strip Yoke Yarn
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Pattern: Pop Crop Cardi
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Pattern: VK Patterns
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Knitty Fashion Show – April 15, 2020
Amy Singer from Knitty.com will be at our April meeting presenting a fashion show using patterns from Knitty. This meeting is all about member participation and FUN! Amy will moderate and we will model our garments. Prepare to be entertained with stories and anecdotes throughout the show.
We need your items for the show! If you’d like to join in the fun, please fill out this fashion show submission form and send it back to Cheryl as soon as possible. All the details you’ll need are on the submission form.
Because April is the pre-Frolic meeting, we’re going to run a Member De-stash event, instead of having a vendor. Get ready to clear out your stash and make room for some new goodies from the Frolic. Start thinking about what you’d like to sell, and we’ll provide details on that in the New Year. We’ll also have a Used Book & Pattern sale with proceeds benefitting our charities.
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