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  • The Gathering
    10:00 -15:00
    2018/05/05

    Port Hope High School, 130 Highland Dr, Port Hope, ON L1A 2A3

    Port Hope High School, 130 Highland Dr, Port Hope, ON L1A 2A3

    The Gathering is an annual fibre festival in Port Hope, Ontario, where many farmers and fibre vendors come to sell their wares, and fibre enthusiasts gather to knit and spin together in a communal space.

    Please note the new location!

    $5 entry fee is required (includes complimentary refreshments)

    For more information contact Carolyn Ray or check out the poster

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  • May Meeting
    19:30 -21:30
    2018/05/09

    201 Winchester Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1B8

    201 Winchester Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1B8

    This year we will hear from our bursary recipient, Laura Ford, and discover how she has used the bursary money to develop her practice.

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  • Fibre Addict Social by The Wool Guild
    13:00 -17:00
    2018/05/27

    723 Gerrard St. E. Toronto, ON, M4M 1Y5

    723 Gerrard St. E. Toronto, ON, M4M 1Y5

    Wool Addict Social Toronto

    This monthly social event is for fibre-loving folk to enjoy an afternoon of mingling, crafting, and discovering local wools and yarns. Each month local farms will be showcasing their fleeces, rovings, and yarns, and coffee/tea/wine/dessert will be available for purchase. We believe that when creative people are brought together great ideas are born, collaborations started, and inspirations turn into reality.

    DON’T FORGET: Your project, spinning wheel, spindle, knitting, crocheting, etc

    Venue capacity is limited – please RSVP and find out more at woolguild.com

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REGULAR MEETINGS

MONTHLY GUILD MEETINGS
If you are interested in spinning or weaving, you are welcome to join us at one of our monthly meetings! We do a variety of things together
When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Where: The Meeting House at Riverdale Farm (201 Winchester Street, Toronto, M4X 1B8)

SPINNING AND KNITTING DROP IN
An open session for spinners and knitters to socialise and work on their own projects. Feel free to join us anytime – it’s totally free to come along!
When: Thursdays, 1pm – 3pm (please check the calendar for current dates)
Where: The Meeting House at Riverdale Farm

IN THE COMMUNITY

The Guild generally participates in the following events each year where we demonstrate fibre processing, spinning and weaving to the public. These are subject to confirmation.

FALL FESTIVALS
See the Guild in action on the second weekend in September at the Riverdale Farm Fall Festival, and at the Cabbagetown Festival too!

FAMILY DAY
Riverdale Farm is a great place to spend Family Day, with lots of fun activities taking place, including weaving and spinning that the whole family can enjoy.

SHEEP CELEBRATION
Riverdale Farm opens its doors with the farm’s popular spring festival where Guild members use the fleece shorn from the farm sheep to demonstrate the old skills needed to make yarn, dye it and weave it into cloth. Come and see sheep shearing, basic wool preparation, spinning and weaving in action!

More information on Riverdale Farm