Led by Janice Sumpton, Knitter Extraordinaire and Knitwear Designer with more than 50 years knitting experience. Living with chronic pain for more than 20 years, Janice found the rhythm and calming repetition of knitting very therapeutic in helping her cope with pain.
Fibromyalgia London Group (FLG) invites any member, support person, or member of the public to participate in a new activity program, KNITTING WITH PAIN AND PURPOSE.
The program is sponsored by our Group, the Fibromyalgia London Group and offered in collaboration with the London Public Library, to support the needs of the FM/CFS/ME community in London, Ontario, Canada and area, as well as anyone who feels they will benefit from being a part of this new community-led program.
Our inaugural session will be held on Thursday, October 31st (Halloween, all treat and no tricks!) from 1-3pm in the Boardroom, 3rd Floor, London Public Library-Central Branch in Citi Plaza (formerly the Galleria), Downtown London, Ontario, Canada.
Any male or female of any knitting skill level who is:
Interested in learning how to knit or about therapeutic knitting as a coping method for pain management…
Interested in swapping ideas on how to live everyday with pain and manage this pain…
Looking to enjoy fun time with others who share similar interests, make friends, etc…
Looking to give back to community by supporting local charities in need of donated knitwear (COMING SOON! Knit/Crochet for Donation to a Local Charity – We Will Provide Supplies!).
You’re welcome to join us (and tell your friends, family, neighbours, co-workers, everyone)!
Don’t Know How To Knit? We’ll Teach You! Learn How Therapeutic Knitting Can Help You Cope with Pain. Come Meet for Fun and Crafty Conversations!
Yarn provided for beginners with Instructional Help (bring own 4mm or 4.5mm needles), or please, bring your own project!
Remember, you can get 2-hours free underground parking in Citi Plaza if you bring your parking ticket for validation at the Front Desk on the Main Floor. You will need your Library Card with you.
Fibromyalgia London Group
Tel: 519-453-3198 ~ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
~ Website: www.fibrolondongroup.ca
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DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: Fibromyalgia London Group [FLG] was created to be a resource of pertinent information, education, and peer-led wellness support to all who attend our programs and events. While we may invite healthcare professionals, advocates, practitioners or representatives from community organizations to speak at our Group meetings and special public events, FLG does not endorse, support or recommend any specific service provider, treatment, product, theory or person.