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Dryer Ball Class

Written on March 30, 2011 at 5:37 pm, by

Great News. You have two chances to learn how to make wool dryer balls: Thursday's Mommy Friendly Class on April 14th 2011 at 10am-12 noon or Saturday's Class offered on May 14th from 10 am to 12 noon! Dryer balls are amazing. There super hand-made wool balls made from roving that can cut in half the time…

A Chance of A Knit-time

Written on March 30, 2011 at 5:20 pm, by

The Wab is looking for test knitters. Here's the scoop… Test knitters must knit the sample within 4 weeks and leave it in the shop for 2 to 3 months. Afterwards it's all yours, baby. Currently we have 2 lovely projects in mind: A lace cowl using the new Mano's lace weight yarn. Very sexy stuff.…

Fiberlicious Lunch Time Club

Written on March 15, 2011 at 11:09 am, by

We're starting something new! Hurrah! Thanks to our wonderful customer, Marie-France. It's a group, or shall we call it a club that meets once a month to learn about a variety of fiber crafts. It's a great way to meet people with similar interests and to brain-storm with a bunch of like-minded fiber fans. The first…

Animals For Change

Written on March 14, 2011 at 11:54 am, by

Our recent needle-felting workshop for CPAWS. Many of these animals will be gracing our Earth Day window.  A very cute skunk.  I Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers. Thank you for sharing your creativity and time.

March Break Madness

Written on March 11, 2011 at 7:40 am, by

On Wednesday March 16th, we're hosting a March Break workshop for kids ages 6-12. In order to get ready for Spring the theme is all things nature. We'll be making bundles for the birds, needlefelting creatures for CPAWS as well as making needle-felted treasures to take home. THe workshop starts at 10:30 and runs until…

Hurrah, It’s A New Workshop

Written on March 10, 2011 at 12:34 pm, by

Learn how to make felted dryer balls this spring with Pamela Pilon. We're just figuring out the details now. These dryer balls make a huge difference when it comes to caring for cloth diapers and the environment. They can even take the place of fabric softeners. If you haven't heard of these before check out Pamela's site. Don't…

Tea Leaves Cardigan by Madeleine Tosh.

Written on March 10, 2011 at 10:20 am, by

Kudos to Karen of Wabi Sabi for finishing her first sweater, Tea Leaves cardigan by Madeleine Tosh. Karen said she found the pattern easy to follow. She had only knitted hats and scarves before and she found it easy enough to muddle through. You can learn about the pattern here.

Making Trees At The Wab

Written on March 10, 2011 at 8:45 am, by

This weekend volunteers gathered at the Wab and made trees for our Earth Day window. They had a blast. And Tonia had a great time leading the group as well. But it's not too late to help out. We still need animals, insects and other groovey creatures to fill the landscape. If you're interested check…

BREAKING NEWS: We have A Crochet Book Giveaway

Written on March 3, 2011 at 7:47 am, by

Crochet Contest ********************* CONGRATULATIONS DONNA SNIDER!  Please come into the Wab and pick up "Crochet Inspiration", by Sasha Kagan, or email us with your snail mail address and we'll post it to you. ********************* We have a present to donate to one of our loyal readers. Laura Twiss of Twiss & Weber is donating a…