Learn to Knit in North York

Knitting has become more and more popular with people of all ages who enjoy the fun do-it-yourself approach. Whether you are a beginner looking to knit your first project or a seasoned pro, Greenrock has assembled a guide to all things knitting in North York for residents of our Wingreen Court apartments.


1)   Passion Knit (3355 Yonge Street)


Passion Knit is one of Toronto’s most popular knitting boutiques that features thousands of different types of yarns and other hand knitting supplies for its customers to choose from. Passion Knit also offers workshops and classes, which are great for those wanting to learn the fundamentals of knitting as well as for veteran knitters who want to learn or master a new technique. They offer small classes that allow for one-on-one time with the instructors. For registration information please click here.  Passion Knit is located close to our 2 Wingreen Court apartments, approximately a 10-minute drive away.


2)   Creative Yarns (269 Ellesmere Road)


Creative Yarns in Scarborough is not only one of the finest retailers of quality yarns, needles, books, patterns, and other knitting accessories, it also offers classes and courses for knitters of all skill levels. The store is owned and operated by well-known knitted fashion designer Nina Klecki. Creative Yarns offers its customers a cozy and comfortable atmosphere complete with a sitting area, fireplace, and mini library.  Creative Yarns is located less than 10 minutes away from our 9 Wingreen Court apartments.


3)   Ewe Knit (585 Markham Street)


Besides having a great selection of artisanal yarns, fabrics, and knitting and sewing accessories,Ewe Knit also offers a wide range of knitting classes for all skill levels.  They offer ‘learn to’ classes which are specifically designed for people who have never knit or crocheted before, and will have you completing a simple project by the time class ends. For class and registration information please click here. Ewe Knit is in the Annex in Toronto, at about a 20-minute drive away from our Wingreen Court apartments.


North York offers great options when it comes to knitting classes, workshops, and supplies for knitting lovers of all skill levels and ages. Greenrock’s Wingreen Court apartments are conveniently located at Don Mills and Lawrence with one and two bedroom options available. For more information on Greenrock’s properties please click here.