The Downtown Knit Collective
is an exciting guild in Toronto, Ontario. Their monthly meetings feature well-known speakers - Fiona Ellis, Sally Melville, Veronik Avery and more. Visit the site to read their most current newsletter. The DKC also hosts their Annual Knitter's Frolic in the spring - a great selection of vendors and knitting classes.
Knitter's Frolic at the Japanese Cultural Center each spring. Knitters in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) will be enjoying the 15th Annual Knitter's Frolic, orgainized by the Downtown Knit Collective.
April 27, 2013 for Vendors Market - April 27 and 28, 2013 for workshops.
Featuring over 40 vendors on the Saturday market, and several workshops over the weekend, this promises to be another excellent show! The Needle Arts Book Shop will have a booth there - please let us know in advance if you would like me to bring specific books, patterns or yarns for you to buy or see.
Features pages on a variety of knitting subjects, such as 'Why Knit Socks?'; Yarn Sizes and Substitutions; patterns for 'The 5 Hour Baby Sweater', socks, earwarmers etc; and links to other knit-related resources/pages (including 'Knitting for the Troops').
The Kitchener-Waterloo Guild's 'Knitters' Fair'
Each September the Kitchener Waterloo Knitting Guild hosts a 'Knitters' Fair'. The Fair is on the 2nd Saturday in Sept - check the web site for the current fair date. "Come visit our Knitters' Marketplace to see the latest in yarns, patterns, books and knitting supplies. You will be amazed and delighted by the variety and quality of products provided by Ontario Yarn Shops and Yarn Producers."
Knitter's Review Forum
"Knitter's Review is a weekly online magazine for fiber enthusiasts, established in September 2000, and based in Blue Hill, Maine.
Our mission is to provide quality product information to help knitters make informed purchasing decisions and, ultimately, have a more fulfilling lifelong knitting experience."
The Knitting Guild of America
This is the national knitting guild of the US and offers information about upcoming conferences (which always have excellent well-known teachers), their correspondance courses and Master Knitters courses. They also provide some free patterns, listings of associated guilds throughout the US and information on their publication Cast-On.
A quarterly on-line knitting magazine with well-written and insightful articles, interesting free knitting patterns and much more! This is a fabulous resource for knitters - be sure to check it out.
Socknitters Home Page
This is a great resource for sock knitters - there are sock patterns, tips and techniques, information on joining the mailing list for Socknitters, classifieds, book reviews and for those who have the Sock Sock Sock book.