Cafe. Yarn. Friends

1162 Queen St. E. Toronto, ON. M4M 1L4
416 463 1162

 

 

 

All classes must be registered for in advance... Check out all our class policy details here.

Beginner Crochet

Our 101 level classes assume you have never hed a hook before and we will start you off with the very basics to get you comfortable executing each stitch with the correct recognition and placement of stitches. We will be focusing on making sure you can create squared up fabric... so you can move on to making fun shapely projects in no time!




Crochet 101
-- The Fundamentals

Thursdays, January 22 & 29; 7:00-9:00pm

In these 2 sessions you will be introduced to the speedy and wonderful world of crochet! Learn (or refresh your knowledge of) the basic stitches: chain, single and double crochet.  We will cover increasing and decreasing and basic pattern reading. 

In the second session we will review your stitches and get you started on crocheting in the round!  So many items can be whipped up in the round, from hats to slippers to rugs and more... We will show you how to work in the round flat (think rugs) and the not so flat (think hats)!  


Come on in and get hooked on crochet and get started on this addictive form of yarn play with confidence!

Cost: $60.00
just bring yourself... yarn and hook to get you started are included!

Instructor: Robbie L

 

 


 

 

 

Projects

Our crochet projects are meant to help teach you to follow patterns and practice and refine your skills! You will already need to know the basic stitches so we recommend the 101 level classes or equivalent exerience. But if you are comfortable with working your chains, single crochet and double crochet... you are absolutely ready to delve into the projects below!


 

Great Stash Buster!

Cost: $35.00
Instructor: Robbie

 

Granny Squares

Thursday, February 5; 7:00-9:00pm

Granny squares are a speedy and varied technique in crochet which are very good to have in the repertoire! We will cover the classic square motifs, how to change colours, and joining techniques.

101 Level skills needed: You are comfortable creating the basic stitches chain, slip stitch, single crochet, and double crochet..

Please bring or buy: 2 or more colours of a smooth worsted weight yarn and a 4.5mm hook

 


 

Crochet For Knitters

Wednesday, January 28; 7:00-9:00pm

Crochet is an incredibly useful skill for the knitter.  This 2 hour session teaches you how to bring the power of the crochet hook to your knitting -- to pick up dropped stitches and fix mistakes, for painless seaming, for creating decorative edgings and joins, and for the mysterious and wonderful provisional cast-on.

Skills required: Knit & Purl, Cast On/Off

Cost - $35.00***
--HOMEWORK: Please bring: two 6" squares of stocking stitch worked with 4 or 5mm needles and worsted weight yarn, some scrap yarn of the same weight in a contrasting colour and a 4.5mm crochet hook.
Instructor: Kate Atherley

 


 

 

 

 

 

If you have a class request please continue to send us an email at thepurplepurl@gmail.com with "Class Request" in the subject line and we will try to accommodate your ideas and schedules. Let us know if evenings or weekends are best for you.

Thank you so much for your interest and support! We look forward to stitching with you!

 

Happy Stitching!
Jennifer & Miko

 

*** Class fees are to be paid in full at time of registration, either in person or with a credit card over the phone. Please check your schedule carefully, classes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Make-up classes are not available.
All class fees are subject to HST.

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