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The Purple Purl is a place to enjoy great yarns, refreshments, and good company. We are an LYS in the heart of Leslieville.
We carry a wide selection of colours and yarns featuring natural and exotic fiber. We love to support Canadian content so we feature Canadian independent dyers regularly amongst our cellar of fine yarns. Whether you are looking for wools, cottons, alpaca,... more
What a terrific store! I was in Toronto for business and challenged myself to hit as many yarn stores as I could during my 24 hour business trip. I hit the Purple Purl a few hours before my flight was due to take off! I walked in and was greeted with cheerful hellos and lots of joyful laughter by a group of happy yarnsters about to head out on the TTC Knit-along (a big yarn crawl using public... more
I love the Purple Purl. I have never had a negative experience here. They are kind and friendly and knowledgeable. I've attended several special events here (the TTC Knitalong, the Yarn Tasting events that used to happen) and they've always been welcoming and gone out of their way to make it a great experience.
Both Miko and Jenn are really terrific. This place is well worth a visit.
The best knitting store in Riverdale (that I've found). They now carry Noro yarn, yeay! Expert staff who have walked me through various knitting quandaries (at least they were quandaries for me), without asking if I'm a customer, or expecting me to buy something first.
The Purple Purl offers high-quality Canadian fabric, yarn, wool and equipment for crocheting and knitting. Shop for uncommon materials such as tagua, pattern books, hooks, buttons, stitch markers and spindles. Some of their products include soft Merino wool dyed in bright shades such as pink, peach and blue, Shetland and Corriedale wool, silk fabrics and hardwood spindles. This store also... more