Cafe. Yarn. Friends

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

 

 

Students must REGISTER IN ADVANCE for classes... we keep our classes fairly small and they tend to fill quickly! We ask that 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!


 

Crochet 101
-- The Fundamentals

Thursdays, Jan 12 & 19: 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesdays, Feb 8 & 15; 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. 

 

You will be hooked!

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

Materials Needed: NONE! Just bring yourself... the class fee includes yarn and hook to get you started!

Cost: $69.00***

Instructor: Robbie

 

 

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!


 

Crochet 102 - The Granny Square -
Big or Small!

Saturday, February 4: 3:00-5:00pm

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. This is a great introduction to crocheting in the round!

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

Materials Needed: 2 or more colours of a smooth worsted weight yarn and a 4.5mm hook ... or you might want to consider a self striping yarn like Noro Silk Garden!

Cost: $39.00***
Class fee includes a pattern and class practice materials


Instructor: Robbie

 

 

 

Getting Fancy

For classes in our Getting Fancy level, we expect that you have at least an intermediate experience in crochet! That means that you have worked up a few basic projects are comfortable reading a beginner level of written crochet patterns and you have followwed at least a basic crochet chart. These classes are aimed at getting creative and working with fine fibers to create more intricate projects.


 

A beautiful and impressive gift idea!


Crochet - Getting Fancy - Snowflakes

Thursday, December 15; 7:00 - 9:00pm

Remember those lovely, delicate white cotton snowflakes that just screamed handiwork and holidays?  Well, come on in to learn the twists and chains of crocheting these little lovelies. Learn about working with the tiny hooks and little cotton, as well as starching to make them stiff and perfectly shaped!

 

This is NOT a beginner class.  You must be confident with chain, single, and double crochet stitches.

Materials Needed: NONE! Just bring yourself... the class fee includes a hook, pattern & materials to make several snowflakes!

snowflakes

Cost: $49.00***

Instructor: Robbie

 

 



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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