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Next Guild Meeting: 20 January, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Virtual Meeting Via Zoom
Click here to access the Meeting Link in the Membership Hub.
Click here for the January Meeting Link
Meeting Speaker: Romy Schill
"Where does your wool come from?"
Romy and Ryan Schill and their children are 4th and 5th generation farmers in Wellington County with their business Circle R Lamb. Romy will join us to talk about where your wool comes from, from sheep to lamb to wool. We will take a farm tour and will also learn about the launch of The Great Ontario Fibre Fair & Competition, a new initiative for 2021. Lots of info will be provided so that you can start planning to take part in the fun! 

Yarn dyers Elizabeth and Debbie Sullivan of Sweet Paprika Design in Montreal will join the call to talk about how they use Circle R Lamb’s yarn in their business. 
Meeting Vendor: Sweet Paprika Design
Yarn dyers Elizabeth and Debbie Sullivan of Sweet Paprika Design in Montreal will join the call to talk about how they use Circle R Lamb’s yarn in their business. 

As Sweet Paprika Design they offer high quality materials for knitters and crocheters, with a focus on locally sourced and sustainable products. They hand dye yarns in small batches in beautifully rich colours, teach dyeing workshops, host monthly knitting teas (now online) and design knitting and crochet patterns. 
Interview with new Guild President Tammy Elliott
The Guild welcomed a new president this year – Guild Member and former vice president Tammy Elliott! Content Coordinator Hannah Phoenix chatted with Tammy about her knitting journey, her history with the Guild, and her goals for the Guild this year.

I gave Tammy a call in mid December . . . read more at this link.  
Setting your making Goals for 2021?
Take a look at these opportunities for members
The COVID-19 Memorial Blanket is still seeking squares from knitters. If you are interested in knitting for this cause, take a look at their website here

The TKG Knitty Make-Along is underway and still open to join! Cast on any Knitty pattern to join in, or pick up a WIP from Knitty if you've got one. Find all the details at the links below, and join us for the Progress Party on February 2nd! 
Zoom Memberships with the
Etobicoke Handweavers and Spinners Guild
EHS has found ways to remain a vital part of members’ lives in these trying times. Normally, joining EHS means joining the Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC), a busy hub of arts and crafts that provides a studio home. During the pandemic, however, EHS is offering a special reduced-rate ​ZOOM membership​​. That way new members can participate in monthly meetings and drop-ins, meeting fellow makers and taking advantage of the monthly program of international guest speakers.

The fee is $30. ​Contact EHS about how to register.

Sustainable Textile Teach-In: Knitting Through your Stash with the Textile Museum

Join Textile Museum of Canada Curator of Education Susan Fohr, an avid spinner and knitter, for an exploration of what to do with your precious skeins of handspun or local farm yarns. Participants will learn about the characteristics of different natural fibres and yarn construction as they knit up swatches in anticipation of future projects. 

Knitting experience is encouraged. Class size is limited, registration is required.  You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting access link prior to the event. Click here to register.

Uplifted: The Art of Crochet Shoes - Learn to Crochet with Legin Knits with the Bata Shoe Museum

January 16, 2021 - 10 AM EST

Click here for more.
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