Learn to Knit, or Improve your skills!
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About the Workshop
Join our capable instructors at Spin Me a Yarn. Join us to learn new knitting techniques you have always wanted to try.
Learn to cast on, and how to do the basics of knitting, whether if you've never tried it or just need a refresher.
Do you know where knitting comes from? It’s amazing to think of a long piece of yarn becoming something you can wear or use in your home, isn’t it? Knitting has a long cultural legacy, stemming from the Middle East and carrying through to Europe, where fishermen depended on knitted sweaters to survive harsh conditions at sea in the 17th and 18th century. We are so glad knitting made it to our continent, where it’s been identified as a stress-reliever helpful for treating depression and anxiety. Some researchers have found it to have similar effects on the brain to meditation! All of those positive health outcomes, and you get to enjoy the fruits of your effort in the form of lovely scarves, shawls, sweaters, tea cozies, and more.
Why not take this opportunity to improve your knitting skills in an intimate and comfortable setting, with our very skilled Boomerang hosts and partners at Spin Me A Yarn? Our classes at Spin Me A Yarn take place in a calming environment that feels just like the family living room. We swap stories about life along with tips and tricks on how to get better at the craft we love. Bring a friend or make a new one - this informal and supportive workshop is all about building community while growing your expertise at something you love to do.
Spin Me a Yarn is a local knitting shop in Etobicoke. "Crafting has been my comfort; my social base; my connection to home," writes founder Treena Evans. Come experience a bit of that social connection and comfort at this intimate learn-to-knit workshop! Needles, yarn and all other supplies are included, as well as snacks and coffee when you get there!