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Crochet for Seniors

On Thursday from 10 am to 12 pm

Instructors: Tumaini Lyaruu & Chason Yeboah

Winter session: February 2 to March 9seniors

Spring to summer session: April 6 to June 22 

Fee: $10 suggested or pay what you can…

Space limited to 6 seniors

Call  416-461-7936  or Click here for registration

For more information on where to get supplies or with questions please contact us at:

seniors-crochetSeniors Crochet:
Whether you are an avid crocheter or new to the art, this series of pay what you can (PWYC) workshops will get you comfortable and working your crochet muscle to complete various projects while connecting with others. 
We will provide you with the supplies and starting techniques to master different stitches, crochet shapes, and pattern reading to get you keep on the journey of creating your own crochet projects. Come get hooked!

If you need support around wheel-trans please call Tumaini Lyaruu (416)-301-4602 or email at
Please note: there is a short flight of stairs to get into the building, and a flight of stairs to get to the classroom

men-crochet-tooWho are we?
Chason Yeboah and Tumaini Lyaruu are self and community taught crochet artists living, learning, loving and creating in Toronto. Together we created Acts of Kindness (AoK!) to use our crochet abilities for good instead of evil! What started out as us coordinating yarn bombs and giving out little crochet hearts to people who have been kind, became an arts education project where we started to going around the city hosting crochet picnics (workshops), largely in community/school based settings, sharing the skill of crochet with children, youth and adults.

Part of our arts education practice is to guide people through the process of learning how to crochet, which is rarely neutral. It holds a lot of people’s anxieties, frustrations, aspirations and emotions. While our role is to provide guidance on gaining a technical skill, it also involves intentionally facilitating room for people to engage, and make meaning of the skill and process as best suits their needs. We also really like for our crochet picnics to be a fun get together to connect with others.


A recent interview: