High Park Harvest Festival this Sunday

Streetknit will be hanging out by Colborne Lodge this Sunday afternoon for the High Park Harvest Festival.  Come see us there between 12 and 4:30!  

Save the Red Door Family Shelter

Streetknit was created to help people in need.  Because of all of you, we’ve been able to donate 1000s of hand knitted items to shelters and agencies across the city of Toronto.  Now one of those shelters faces a more serious threat – it may be closed leaving the families who have to rely on […]

Welcome to Wool Gathering!

We’re pleased as punch to announce a new Streetknit drop off location in the West End.  Wool Gathering is a yarn and rug hooking store in the Kipling and Bloor area.  They’ve only been open a few months so if you get a chance, stop by and visit.  And drop off your Streetknit donations while […]

Anoucing Streetknit’s 2014 Handmade Toy Drive

Calling all crafters – and I do mean all! If you knit, crochet, sew, felt, whatever , then Streetknit wants you! We are officially kicking off the Streetknit 2014 Handmade Toy Drive. For the next ten months (until the end of November 2014), drop off your handmade toy at any of the Streetknit drop off […]

East end drop offs

Streetknit is happy to announce that we now have not one, but two drop off locations in the east end. The Purple Purl has long been a supporter of Streetknit and it’s about time I made it official and added them to the website.  They are located just east of the corner of Queen St […]

World Wide Knit in Public Day 2013

Streetknit is once again participating in WWKiP Day this Sunday at High Park.  We’ll be hanging out with the DKC, Sistering and Needlework Guild of Canada in High Park at Picnic Area #15.  More details here or here.  Bring your needles and yarn, a chair and your lovely selves down and sit a spell! Hope […]

Parting is such sweet sorrow

It is with a sad heart that Streetknit says goodbye to Nathalie-Roze’s (bricks and mortar!) store.  Nathalie-Roze has been a big supporter of Streetknit for a long time and we wish her all the best in her new online store (check out http://www.nathalie-roze.com/ for the details). In the meantime, Streetknit is on the look out […]

World Wide Knit in Public Day 2012

Once again Streetknit is participating in World Wide Knit in Public Day on June 9th. This year we’ll be breakfasting at Wise Daughters – with breakfast sponsored by local Junction businesses Locomotive and Tea Blendz, and live jazz piano provided by Michelle Willis! Check here for more details. Then we’re off to Nathan Philips Square […]

StreetKnit at Nuit Blanche

Streetknit has been invited again this year to knit for those without a home on the second floor of the Gladstone Hotel during Nuit Blanche. We will be providing needles and wool and lessons if so desired to help generate some warmth for the ordinary angels in need in our own community. Please come join […]

Streetknit at the Leslieville Farmer’s Market

This Sunday, September 25th, Streetknit is holding a knitup at the Leslieville Farmer’s Market. Come on down anytime between 9 and 2, bring a chair and your knitting, chat with other knitters and enjoy the market! Streetknit will be providing yarn for those who want to make something for the homeless and we’ll even have […]