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Yarn Swap

TEMPORARILY CANCELLED DURING COVID

We are not scheduling any yarn swaps at this time, but you can still drop off your donations during store hours - see details below.

 

$5 - Proceeds go to the Red Door Family Shelter

It’s swap time again! Time to tidy up your yarn stash and purge the stuff you’re never going to use. That’s right, you can bring us your shame and leave your guilt in our yarn swap bins with the assurance that the yarn that didn’t work out for you will have a second (or third, or fourth) life in a new home. What do you do at a swap? Bring in the yarn and needles you don’t want and take home whatever you like from our swap bins.

Bring

  • Yarn (please secure bits & bobs in a ziplock bag)
  • Knitting Needles & Crochet Hooks
  • Knitting & Crochet Notions & Accessories
  • Please Note: partial balls are fine, but please bag them up together in a ziplock.

Details

The leftovers are donated to charities, and don’t be embarrassed by the quality of the yarn you bring, whatever is left over is donated to charities like Street KnitWest Toronto Support Services, and Gilda’s Club, most of whom prefer acrylic! If you want to donate but can’t make the date please feel free to drop it by when we are open, sealed up in a plastic bag. The only yarn we can’t accept is anything that is strongly scented (cigarette smoke or perfume). We are also a drop-off point for Street Knit and Knitted Knockers of Canada
  • $5 to participate in the swap (proceeds go to the Red Door Family Shelter)
  • Dropping off donations is always FREE
  • Drop-in, no need to sign up
  • Everyone is welcome, all skill levels
  • Location: 1382 Bathurst St, Toronto ON
  • All leftovers go to charity (see above)
  • If possible, we request anyone attending our events to please refrain from wearing perfume or bringing foods containing peanuts, as they are common allergens.

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