Cafe. Yarn. Friends

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





Classes at The Purple Purl


Hi there! We are taking our summer class hiatus and no formal group classes or private lessons will run for the hot months of July and August Our class pages will be getting an facelift this summer too ... so be sure to check back mid August to peruse the Fall Winter schedule!

In the meantime we are offering both Summer Help Clinic hours as well as Saturday morning Beginner Clinics for those of you that want to just get started with the basics! ...


Summer Help Clinics

July & August 2018

Tuesdays : 1:30-2:30pm
Thursdays : 1:30-2:30pm
Thursdays : 5:30-6:30pm
Sundays : 11:30am-12:30pm

"Help with your project, when you need it."

Get a quick Rx for your project in these informal tutorials. Our teachers are here to help you get 'unstuck' or keep your projects on track. Have a lot of projects to get through? Come as often as you like!
These sessions will run with between one and six students.
If you want to be sure you will have a space we encourage you to sign up in advance (call 416-463-1162 or email: ), to secure your spot!


Maximum: 6 students. $16 per 1 hour session
Payment is required at the time of registration to reserve a spot. Feel free to pop by the shop, give us a call at 416-463-1162 and we can register you with a credit card number over the phone.

If you would prefer to pay the day of, we recommend calling the day before to see if any spaces are still available to avoid disappointment, drop-in space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

No Clinics on August 5th, and 19th.





Beginner Knitting Clinics

Saturdays, 11:30-1:00pm : August 11 & 25.

This summer we will hold 6 Learn to Knit Beginner Clinic sessions to introduce you to the 101 and 102 skill sets of knitting... These are informal sessions to learn the basics to get you going... think of it like a crash course in Knitting!

We will review how to Cast on, Knit, and Bind off in each session as well as dive into purling and next steps depending on what projects students choose to make!


Maximum : Just 4 students! So be sure to register in advance for the dates you want to attend!
Price : $30 per 1.5 hour session with the use of materials purchased at The Purple Purl. (if you choose to bring materials not purchased at our shop, the Price of each session is $35, and please be sure to check with us on suitability when you register! ) Payment is required at time of registration to reserve a space in the class. Feel free to pop by the shop, give us a call at 416-463-1162 and we can register you with a credit card number over the phone.


NOTE: Beginner Clinics will NOT run on August 4th and 18th.

If you have a class request for this fall please send us an email at with "Class Request" in the subject line and we will try to accommodate your ideas.

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


Happy Stitching!




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