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Emergency, Emergency, Call Knit 9-1-1

Written on April 24, 2012 at 9:19 am, by

Is there a knit doctor in the house? National Knit in Public Week will soon be here, and the Wab will be bringing in the “House” of knitting to answer all your most difficult problems. (The date will be announced shortly.) In lieu of payment, donations for the Ottawa Breast Cancer Action Society will be…

Twist It Up

Written on April 17, 2012 at 3:28 pm, by

Here’s the latest scoop from the Wab. The Twist Festival (August 24th-26th) is looking for fibre lated vendors, supplies or finished goods. If you’re interested please contact them at or give us a call 613-725-5648. If you’re worried about being there alone don’t be. The Wabi sabi crowd will all be there and we promise…

Create with fibre Artist Karen Goetzinger May 16th & 17th

Written on April 3, 2012 at 1:34 pm, by

Explore and develop your creativity with Karen in this wonderful 2-day studio course created to teach the principles of good design by experimenting with two dimentional exercises on paper and the fibre of your choice. Learn how these principles interact with elements of design. Karen is an award-winning artist and educator known for her finely…

Easter Hours at the Wab

Written on April 3, 2012 at 11:39 am, by

Holidays are always fun. It’s always lovely to see friends and family. We, at Wabi Sabi would like to wish you the very best of the holiday season. In order that we spend time with our families, the shop will be closed for easter as follows: Closed Friday April 6th, Open Saturday April 7th, 10-5pm,…

Make A Poncho For Your Little Person with Laura Twiss

Written on April 2, 2012 at 10:35 am, by

Learn how to make the classic kid’s poncho in this three part workshop with the lovely Laura Twiss of Twiis & Weber. This is the ideal class for new knitters eager to explore working in the round and shaping. Cost: $73.45  April 11,18, 25 6 to 8pm