Yarn Tasting Event
Yarn Tasting Event
Yarn Tasting Event

Yarn Tasting Event


Sparkling conversation, and refreshing company that is nourishing to the soul.

You are invited to an evening of yarn tasting, presented by Purlin' J's Roving Yarn Co. and Darn it Purl, on Wednesday 27 September. Only two seatings of eight are available: 5:45 - 7:45pm and 8:00 - 10:00pm. Reserve your seat today!

Each seating is served five "courses" of bite-sized portions (20 yds) of delectable yarns garnished with a sampling of knitting notions and novelties. Cast-on a few stitches and savour the velvety, buttery, texture of each yarn. A side serving of patterns provide some inspiration and conversation!

Interspersed are two courses of decadent French pastries specially prepared by one of Kingston's top pastry chefs, Joy McBride.  To drink is a chilled sparkling grape juice.

The tasting takes place at Darn it Purl, one of Kingston's newest fibre arts spaces, located in the historic and eclectic Skeleton Park neighbourhood in Kingston. Follow Darn it Purl on Facebook  to learn about upcoming fibre arts workshops like needlefelting, sock blank dyeing and more!

Purlin' J's Roving Yarn Co. is Kingston's mobile yarn store. The yarntruck, Lil Dorothy, has brought fascinating fibre paraphernalia to customers throughout Kingston and Eastern Ontario since 2013.

Each seating ticket includes:

  • Five x 20yds of luxury hand-knitting yarns
  • A sampling of knitting notions, novelties and patterns to take home
  • French pastries!
  • Lots of door prizes!

Not to worry, you'll have the opportunity to order some of your favourite items for delivery at a later date.

Each "taster" should bring along a few sets of knitting needles (or crochet hooks, if that's your preference) ranging from 4mm to 5mm, and 2.25mm to 3mm.

Each ticket to this unique yarn-tasting event is $20 including HST. Tickets also available onboard Purlin' J's yarntruck, "Lil Dorothy" while supplies last. Upcoming yarntruck opening dates may be found here.