Cafe. Yarn. Friends

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





Students must be REGISTER IN ADVANCE for classes... we keep pur classes fairly small and they tend to fill quickly! We ask all Class project materials be purchased at The Purple Purl. Check out all our Class Policies and Student Discount 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!

Learn to Crochet 101: The Basics

Wednesdays, March 21 & 28; 7:00-9:00pm FULL
Saturdays, May 5 & 12; 9:30-11:30am
Wednesdays, June 20 & 27; 7:00-9:00pm

In this extensive beginner class, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Crochet! Topics covered include starting a piece of Crochet by chaining stitches, the single crochet, the half double crochet, and the double crochet. You’ll also learn how to read and follow a basic pattern.

This class includes:

  • Two 2-hour sessions (4 hours total),
  • a Pattern, hook and yarn!
  • and a reference handout for everything you’ll learn!

Skills required: None at all!

Cost: $75.00 *** Just bring yourself... everything you need to get started is included!

You will be hooked!

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



Crochet Around - Baskets and More

Saturday May 19; 9:30-11:30am

This a great next step to our Learn to Crochet 101 class.

Learn the in’s and out’s of Crochet in the round, while making your first basket. Topics covered include keeping track of increases and shaping, working a flat circle, and creating a tube.

This class includes:

  • one 2-hour session (2 hours total),
  • a Pattern: Churchmouse Yarns Crocheted Baskets,

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

Cost: $45.00

Please bring or buy :
100g of DK-Weight Yarn of your choice to make a basket, (we recommend ALL Hemp6 ) and 3.5mm hook , and locking stitch markers.


If you have a class request please continue to send us an email at 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!


*** 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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