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Knitting, Spinning, and Weaving guilds in Ontario
Guilds are communities of like minded crafts people who meet regularly, or semi-regularly, to socialize, learn, and be inspired. Below is a list of some knitting, spinning, and /or weaving guilds in communities where you may live.
Knitting guilds in Canada
West Coast Knitters’ Guild, a diverse group of enthusiastic knitters of all skill levels. Community projects include hand knitted items for the local hospital and Nova House which is a family shelter situated in Richmond. Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month.
Knitting for those less fortunate
afghans for Afghans – a humanitarian and educational people-to-people project that sends hand-knit and crocheted blankets and sweaters, vests, hats, mittens, and socks to the children of Afghanistan.
The Streetknit Project, helping to keep the homeless in Toronto warm this winter
Improving our skill and craft
Haliburton School of the Arts, for classes in textile arts of all kinds in a beautiful natural setting
Artbarn School, a not-for-profit art school located at Yonge & Eglinton, offering creative classes for adults and children
Knitting listservs and blogs
Knitomatic, a Toronto-based group on Yahoo!
GTA Knit Blogs Ring, featuring over 50 Toronto-area knitting bloggers…or blogging knitters…
Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto
Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, Ontario