WWKIP Toronto Edition

Join the growing community of

Toronto and GTA knitters at

HIGH PARK, Toronto

Sunday, JUNE 9, 2013

Celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day.
Come learn to love knitting together!

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What a great day!

Our team thanks everyone for coming out and sharing in WWKiP 2013. It was inspiring to see everyone’s handiwork, learn new skills, and just plain socialize. Happy knitting!


Finally, a summer day! What a great opportunity to visit a park for some social knitting with like-minded folk.

High Park picnic area 15  11 a.m. -  4 p.m.

Pick up a prize ticket for your at one of the many prizes

Check out the demos

Meet our special guests

Bring a blanket/chair, your knitting, donations of yarn 

Wear something fun and hand-crafted - we’ll post photos here afterwards


We look forward to seeing you there!

Q: Do yarn donations have to be in a particular state? Mine are more or less wound by hand into balls.

A: Hand wound into balls sounds wonderful.  The charities at WWKiP Toronto Edition will be grateful for whatever you have, wound or not.  Sistering and StreetKnit are happy with small amounts.  They are very inventive at using up every scrap of yarn.

Sistering is using the yarn to weave place mats — novelty yarns work well as accents. Synthetics are great for making easy-care objects.

Demos to sharpen your skills

  • 11:15 – Knitting basics
  • 12:15 – Crochet basics
  • 13:15 – Judy’s magic cast on
  • 14:15 – Jenny’s surprisingly stretchy bind-off
  • 15:15 – Cable cast on 

You are encouraged to follow along – yarn and straight needles will be on hand thanks to Romni Wools. For Judy’s magic cast on bring circular needles, and crochet hook for crochet basics.

Also throughout the day, you can get a close-up look at

  • machine knitting
  • spinning
  • weaving

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Pick out something fun to wear.

Pick out something fun to wear.

We are now up to 18 fab prizes that will be given away at the June 9 High Park event. Join us for your chance to win.

Find our more about the prizes …

Weather looks promising for a day of knitting in High Park.

What’s in a name? It may be called world wide KNIT in public day, but ALL fibre arts are welcome!

Spinners, weavers, crocheters, felters, come join us!

Demonstrations are lined up that don’t only focus on knitting — crochet, spinning and weaving are also on the roster.

We encourage one and all to wear some of your handiwork to the event. It’s always fantastic to see what people are making.

This by no means suggests we think wool sweaters will be necessary … we’re all hoping for a glorious summer day!