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Not Nagging, Just reminding.

Written on February 24, 2011 at 12:25 pm, by

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Meet the Knit Wits

Written on February 24, 2011 at 12:17 pm, by

Yupe that's right, Carol and Lesley are taking part in a bowl-a-thon for Ten Oaks Camp And they're the Knit Wits. They've enrolled the help of their children and local knitter, Heather Ling & her children as team mates. ( Hey, we're all knitters we're bound to be great bowlers, right.) But we need sponsors for…

Great Knitting, Barb

Written on February 24, 2011 at 11:46 am, by

Barb Irving originally knit this version of Sally Melville's Classic Shirt in off-white and brown striped mohair but she wasn't keen on the colour. Carol helped her select a dye, (Chocolate Brown) and look at it. It's wonderful. Thank you for letting us share your work, Barb.

Animal Patterns For Earth Day

Written on February 24, 2011 at 11:15 am, by

Looking for something to knit for CPAWS? I haven't found a pattern that exactly suits their mandate but I've found some good patterns I feel could be easily adapted. My first is an owl that could be fiddled with to look like one of those listed. He's very cute. I also found a blue bird I think with some…

Wabi Sabi Shows off

Written on February 24, 2011 at 10:43 am, by

We love hearing from you, especially when you say lovely things about us. It makes us feel really good about what we're doing. After all we're aiming to be more than just a yarn shop,we want to be your-home-away-from-home, a place where knitters, felters, spinners and weaver–everybody feels comfortable. This week we got two lovely…

Free Classes At The Wab

Written on February 19, 2011 at 10:38 am, by

Now that I've got your attention, ha-ha. Seriously though, we're teaming up with the folk at CPAWS to raise awareness about the diversity of the Ontario Wilderness through craft. What does this mean? Join artist Stephanie MacNeill on March 5th 10-12pm and learn how to needle-felt a woodland animal. Donate the animal to CPAW'S 2011 eath day…

Introducing Our newest Fibre Artist Extrodinare, Maureen Ballagh

Written on February 15, 2011 at 10:25 am, by

Maureen is an Ottawa Artist and teacher enthusiastically indulging her senses in the medium of fibres. Multi disciplined in knitting, felting, embroidery, spinning, dyeing, weaving, quilting and painting, drawing and printing on fabric. Continually satisfying an obsession with colour, texture, transparency, light, asymmetry, negative spaces and quality. Indulges the habit for organization, control, perimeters and…

Prefelt Magic

Written on February 15, 2011 at 10:09 am, by

You'll be the envy of all wearing this scarf. Learn how to use prefelt to make your own original piece on April 26th from 1-4pm. You'll love it.

Look What Tonia Made

Written on February 15, 2011 at 10:01 am, by

Make Your Dream Sweater

Written on February 15, 2011 at 9:56 am, by

Do you dream of sweaters? Have you always wanted to make one? Let Carol guide you through the joys of sweater making in the Top Down Sweater Class. You'll love using bulky Magnum Cascade Yarn to create the perfect sweater. This three part workshop begins March 31rst. Check out our site for more details. Don't…