Cafe. Yarn. Friends

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





  April /May 2017



Regular Hours Interruptions...

  • Closed : Sunday, April 16, 2017 - Easter Sunday (but we will be open Good Friday)


Spring is the air

and a little spring cleaning is in order.

Our clearance section now features “ Wrapped Up and Ready To Go” yarns!  We are winding all clearance skeins into balls so all you need to do is grab and go… plus you will find items at great deals in there… 30-50% off! Be sure to have a peek!


    Come Frolic With Us ...


    At the 20th Annual Knitter's Frolic
    Saturday, April 29th, 2017.

    The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
    6 Garamond Court, Toronto, Ontario

    We are very excited that we will be there once our usual location... just inside the entrance! Booth: S27

    Looking for Frolic Inspiration ...

    Did you know that some of your favourite yarn lines post patterns on their websites? You will often find free patterns as well... but what ever you are looking for, be sure to have a look and enjoy seeing the colours and variations stitched up! 

    Here are a few links we thing you should absolutely check out to get your Frolic inspiration flowing!





    We will be bringing the lovely and wonderful British yarns of


    50% Wensleydale and 20% Bluefaced Leicester, 30% Alpaca

    100g = 350 Yards

    A Fingering weight yarn that is just a dream to knit with! Have a peek at what Clara Parkes has to say about it on

    Knitter's Review

    Dovestone DK

    50% Blue Faced Leicester / 25% Masham / 25% Wensleydale

    100g = 252 Yards

    A lovely wool, that has character and a lovely hand... a good sweater yarn in that lovely DK weight.



Supporting Ontario's Fiber Community...

Every year TVO puts on a Short Doc competition. This year a documentary called Field to Fashion, about wool production in Ontario,was submitted by Katia Trudeau : Founder of The Wool Guild; and Jason Jang. They have made it to the final round!!! The competition is open to viewers choice voting.

We hope you will watch the video and Vote to help promote the wonderful fiber producers we have right here in Ontario! Voting is open April 10-19th and the winner will be announced April 20th!



    We are looking forward to seeing you in the shop and at the show! Our class pages have been updated, be sure to book early!

Happy Stitching!

Jennifer & Miko

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