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Knitting guilds in Toronto

The Regal Order of Crocheters and Knitters, or ROCK (formerly known as the Toronto Knitter's Guild) meets in the Don Mills and Lawrence area

West Toronto Knitters' Guild
This guild meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September to June, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Islington Center for Seniors, 4968 Dundas St. W., Toronto. For more information, contact Terry Boyd by email or at 1-905-270-7862.


Knitting guilds in Canada

List of Canadian knitting guilds, from the Canadian Knitwear Designers and Artisans (CKDA)

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

Magic Mongolian Mittens, for abandoned and abused children in Mongolia

The Streetknit Project, helping to keep the homeless in Toronto warm this winter

LFTO Knitivism, collecting donations of handmade, knitted items for Jessie's Centre for Teenagers and Anduhyaun Emergency Women's Shelter


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