Introductory knitting workshop: Friday November 20 from 7 p.m. to Center Des Grands-Vents 

The nights are long, it's cold outside... it's the perfect time to learn how to knit something warm and soft. 

Activity for 19+ – Cash bar open – Bring a nut-free snack.

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  • Know the essential tools for knitting;
  • Choose your needles and your wool;
  • Cast on the stitches;
  • Make basic points;
  • Follow a pattern.
  • Start a basic project.
  • The workshop will take place in an intimate, friendly and safe atmosphere.
  • All materials are provided. 


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Two payment options available: 

  • Option 1 – 5$: Includes the workshop + use our needles and our wool (and leave them here afterwards)
  • Option 2 -15$: Workshop + start with needles and 1 ball of 50g cotton thread (color of your
  • choice).
  • Seating places will be assigned according to the bubbles. 
    If you are registering with another member of your bubble, please indicate this when registering and you will be assigned places in the same capsule.


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Progress of the activity: 

  • 7 p.m. – Presentation of basic tools
  • 7:15 p.m. – Learn to cast on stitches
  • 7:30 p.m. – Learn to knit
  • 7:45 p.m. – Learn to follow a model
  • 8 p.m. – Practice techniques + help from volunteers + open cash bar


Information: [email protected] – 709-726-4900Registration required - deadline Wednesday November 18


Knitting: 5 benefits validated by science

By Sara Jore-Pivet –

Marie-Claire Out of control, knitting has (re)become a trendy activity. But that's not all: it would also be (very) good for our body and especially our mind. The proof is 5. No, knitting is not a grandmother's activity. While manual activities are becoming more and more important in our daily lives (and on our Pinterest and Instagram accounts), knitting would be imitated. Because in addition to keeping us busy, it would have unsuspected benefits. The proof by 5.  Knitting makes you happy (according to science): According to a 2013 study, conducted by British physiotherapist Betsan Corkhill and published in the Journal of Occupational Therapy, knitting has the power to make you happy! Read the rest of the article on Marie Claire