Junction Arts Festival

Next weekend, September 11 and 12, is the Junction Arts Festival.  As part of this, Wise Daughters (which kindly hosts a Streetknit Knit-Up on the last Tuesday of every month) is organizing a car cosy knit-a-thon.  What’s a car cosy, you may well ask?  Well, in this case its a bunch of 6″ or 12″ […]

Record Attempt Postponed

Well, the weather is not co-operating with our plans for today! So we’re postponing to our rain date of tomorrow. Same time, same place, just one day later. Hope you can still all make it for tomorrow (Sunday, June 13).

Record attempt tomorrow

Tomorrow’s the big day! World Wide Knit in Public Day and our world record attempt. Come down to 2954 Dundas Street West at Pacific  in the Junction before 3 (preferably at least an hour before) to get registered and knit with us from 3 – 3:15. Bring your friends, family, stitch and bitch – 1000 […]

Word is spreading!

The National Post has done a story on our world record attempt. Have you told your two friends?  Join us on June 12 – and bring everyone you know! And don’t forget next Tuesday (May 25) is the next knit-up at Wise Daughters.

Guinness Book of World Records Attempt on Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 12, 2010 is Worldwide Knit in Public Day.  Streetknit has teamed up with Wise Daughters and That’s Womens Work to attempt a Guinness World Record of the largest number of people knitting in one place.  A recent attempt means that we need 1000 people to make it into the record books! This family […]

Wise Daughters KnitUp

I’ve decided to coin a new word.  Perhaps it exists already, but I think a knitting + meetup should be a KnitUp.  So, the Wise Daughters KnitUp which started last week was a fun event in a great space with yummy snacks.  Plus great company (see photo).  The event will be repeat once a month […]

New Streetknit meetup

I’ve been delinquent in posting this for which I apologize, but there’s a new Streetknit stitch’n’bitch starting up tomorrow night.  The new gathering will be held monthly on the second Tuesday each month, starting tomorrow, March 9 from 7 to 9 pm at Wise Daughters Craft Market, at the corner of Dundas West Street and […]

Streetknit Winter Drive 2009-2010: Enchant Us, Forest Creatures of Toronto

From the desk of our intrepid press secretary Ryan comes an announcement of this year’s Streetknit project at City of Craft.  Last year you all helped us put together a knit house to help shine a spotlight on the homeless in Toronto; this year we’re building an enchanted forest.  Read on for details … An […]

Hart House Spring Wake Up

This coming Saturday (March 21), Hart House is holding it’s first ever Spring Wake Up show.  Streetknit will be there having an all day stitch’n’bitch for the homeless.  So if you have a few hours to spare, bring your needles and come make a scarf or a hat and if you’ve got any extra yarn […]

Extra Yarn?

I received an email/comment on the blog from Issac at the Seeds of Hope Food Pantry in Bangor, Maine.  They are looking for yarn.  If you live in the Bangor area (or anywhere else for that matter and just want to help) and have some extra yarn lying around, drop Issac an email and see […]