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Patterns Galore, baby

Written on October 15, 2010 at 11:50 am, by

Customers are always asking me where I find patterns. So I thought I'd talk about some of my favourites. Twiss and Webber's patterns are funky and fun. (Many of you will know Laura and Tonia from the shop.) You can see there work at their website.  They're also on Ravelry. Plus we always keep a book of…

You’re Never To Old To Learn

Written on October 10, 2010 at 8:49 am, by

Learn how to knit this lovely neck warmer in our Knitting 101 workshop. You'll love it. Classes are ongoing. See our website for details.

Check Out Our New Window Display

Written on October 9, 2010 at 8:36 am, by

The Ottawa Valley Weavers and Spinners Guild have set up in our window. The display looks great. Don't forget it's their annual Exhibition and Sale Friday, November 5th, from 4:00 PM till 8:00PM, Saturday, November 6th, from 10:00 AM till 5:00PM, Sunday, November 7th, from 10:00 AM till 4:00PM. The action takes place at the Glebe Community Centre.

Audrey for Audrey

Written on October 8, 2010 at 7:47 am, by

This is a tea cozy I made for Blink Gallery's "Best in Show". It's made from upcycled felt, silk, roving, and beads.I decided on Audrey Hepburn because Audrey, the dog in need, is a Boston Terrier and mighty dramatic.  This show highlights works by local and international artists: Bozica Radjenovic, Cynthia O’Brien, Jeff Moffat, Maria…

Felt As A Creative Landscape

Written on October 6, 2010 at 8:33 am, by

Kids love our playmats. They play for hours creating their own imaginary worlds. Spend a morning making one for the special child in your life. Workshop : Dec 11   Time: 10-2 pm   Cost: $75.00 Let Carol show you how to use cotton, silk and wool to make a blanket that's both beautiful and…

Colourful Bangles

Written on October 6, 2010 at 7:57 am, by

Thinking about Christmas gifts? Warm Fuzzy Bangles make the perfect stocking stuffer or gift for that special teacher. This is an excellent beginner level project.Explore possibilites for embellishing and modifying them. Workshop: December 8th,   Time: 6-8 pm   Cost: $45.00 Another great gift idea, Lynne pin's With Lynne Morin. Use rovings and embellishments in a colour you love…

Yes, it really was made with felt!

Written on October 6, 2010 at 7:40 am, by

 Learn how to felt Paint with Maggie Glossop Make landscape or other pictures – still life or abstract from wool rather than paint and paper/canvas. Here's your chance to let your inner artist out.  Date(s): Nov 21   Time: 12-3 pm   Cost: $70.00

Worshoparama at Wabi Sabi

Written on October 6, 2010 at 7:32 am, by

Knitting 201: Knitted cuff, November 5&12th 6-8pm It's workshoparama at Wabi Sabi. Learn how to make these lovely cuffs. In our newest Knitting 201 workshop designed to help new knitters move on from scarves.