Cafe. Yarn. Friends

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





Beginner Crochet

Crochet 101
-- The Fundamentals

Thursdays, May 1 & 8; 7:00 - 9:00pm
Thursdays, June 5 & 12; 7:00 - 9:00pm
Thursdays, July 3 & 10; 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. 

In the second session we will review your stitches and get you started on crocheting in the round!  So many items can be whipped up in the round, from hats to slippers to rugs and more... We will show you how to work in the round flat (think rugs) and the not so flat (think hats)!  

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

Cost: $49.00
just bring yourself... yarn and hook to get you started are included!

Instructor: JenniferC


Tunisian Crochet  101
--The Basics

Thursday, June 26; 7:00 - 9:00pm

A lovely marriage of crochet and knitting, Tunisian crochet creates a woven fabric that is adaptable to many types of projects with endless possibilities for embellishing. This class will take you through the basic stitches of this wonderful technique. A great addition to your repertoire.

Skills required: None.  Suitable for newer crochet enthusiasts


Cost: $39.00
just bring yourself... yarn and hook to get you started are included!

Instructor: JenniferC

Crochet For Knitters

Wednesday, June 18; 7:00-9:00pm

Crochet is an incredibly useful skill for the knitter.  This 2 hour session teaches you how to bring the power of the crochet hook to your knitting -- to pick up dropped stitches and fix mistakes, for painless seaming, for creating decorative edgings and joins, and for the mysterious and wonderful provisional cast-on.

Skills required: Knit & Purl, Cast On/Off

Cost - $29.00***
--HOMEWORK: Please bring: two 6" squares of stocking stitch worked with 4 or 5mm needles and worsted weight yarn, some scrap yarn of the same weight in a contrasting colour and a 4.5mm crochet hook.
Instructor: Kate Atherley




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!
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 fees include applicable tax.

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