Calling all yarn enthusiasts and fibre fans!
For 15 years, the Great Toronto Yarn Hop has existed to bring crafters and yarn enthusiasts together.
Supporting Stores & Dyers
We promote and support independent yarn-crafting businesses, stores, and dyers.
All funds raised from the Hop support Sistering, a drop-in/support centre for women in Toronto.
Welcome to The Great Toronto Yarn Hop! We are a community event that takes place annually in the summer, in which groups of yarn enthusiasts visit different yarn stores across the city while yarn-crafting on public transit, supporting local yarn shops, and raising funds for Sistering, a drop-in/support centre for women. In 2020, we had our first Virtual Hop in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please feel free to stay awhile and peruse our website to find out more about our event and how you can participate!
This year is our 15th annual yarn hop, and it’ll happen July 10th-17th 2021. We hope you can join us!
2021’s hop will be hosted virtually, much like last year’s event. Despite unprecedented circumstances, we had a blast last year, and can’t wait for you to join us for this year’s event. As always, all of the proceeds of our event will go to Sistering.
We are very grateful for our generous sponsors over the years. Understanding that many independent yarn businesses are significantly impacted by cancelled shows, festivals and events due to COVID-19, please consider shopping at our sponsors’ online stores to support their ongoing creative work. The pandemic also disproportionately impacts those already facing marginalization in our communities. Sistering is providing much needed services for women experiencing homelessness during this unprecedented time, and donations are greatly appreciated, learn more about how your donations can make a difference.
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