Knitting a Good Yarn
Knitting has been on my radar ever since I received a wonderful hand-knit scarf as a gift last winter. I've come to believe that hand-knit winter accessories are imbued with extra warmth from the tender loving care that goes into the craft. So, when I caught wind of a local charity project called Streetknit, I reckoned that it is a yarn with a good spin.
The Streetknit Project is the brainchild of Sadie Lewis, who started it "at the suggestion of my partner after I dragged him to yet another yarn sale." The goal of Streetknit is to organize Toronto's knitting community to help the homeless with hand-knit scarves, toques, mittens, and more. Considering how cold it's been recently, it's a critical time to chip in.
Streetknit has established 3 drop-off points in Toronto:
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