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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.

Ontario Knitting, Spinning, and Weaving Guilds

 

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 museums

Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum, Almonte, Ontario