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, January 17 & 24; 7:00-9:00pm
Saturdays, Feb 24 & March 3; 9:30-11:30am

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!

 

 

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 crochets... you are absolutely ready to delve into the projects below!


Crochet a Basket

Sunday, January 7; 9:30-11:30am

Learn the in’s and out’s of Crochet in the round, while making your first basket.

We will explore keeping track of increases and shaping, working a flat circle, and creating a tube. we will also talk about the use of stiff yarns like hemp and linen, with tips and tricks on how to make them look tidy!

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 Cotton, Hemp or Linen yarn

with DK weight : 3.5mm hook!
with Worsted weight : 4.00mm hook

We receommend Hemp For Knitting AllHemp6 or Cascade Ultra Pima.

 


Crochet Flower Scarf - Motif

Wednesday, February 21; 7:00-9:00pm

The Crochet Flowers Scarf is a great introduction to working lacy motifs, and the join as you go technique! Each flower is joined to a previous one as your piece is made, which eliminates time consuming seaming!


This class includes:

  • one 2-hour session (2 hours total),
  • a Pattern: Churchmouse Yarns Crochet Yarns Flowers Scarf,

Prerequisite: 102 Level skills needed: You are comfortable creating the basic stitches chain, slip stitch, single crochet, and double crochet. You are also comfortable joining crochet in the round.


Cost: $45.00

Please bring or buy :
100g of a smooth, light coloured, fingering/sock-Weight Yarn, and a 3.5mm hook.

 



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!

 

*** 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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