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Oh Be Still My Heart

Written on July 27, 2013 at 10:58 am, by

Sock Knitters beware, your heart is about to be stolen by two new dangerous yarns. The first is Schachenmayr Regia Trendpoint. This yarn comes in a variety of fabulous electric colours: big blues, vibrant pinks and great greens. It’s a steal at $15.00 for 460 yards. This virgin wool and polyamid blend is machine washable and can…

What is Twist Fest?

Written on July 27, 2013 at 9:46 am, by

Twist festival is a celebration of all things fibre that takes place August 24th & 25th in St. Andre-Avellin.  There are workshops galore in techniques such as: Texture knitting, lace felting, core spinning for fun and function, natural dying and much, much more. As well as the workshops there are some fabulous vendors such as:…

Update On Our Field Trip To Twist Fest

Written on July 25, 2013 at 9:22 am, by

Join us August 24th for an adventure. We’re going to Twist Fest. You can come to. I promise you’ll have a great day. Tickets are just thirty-five dollars return. There are  no refunds. We have two pick-ups in order to make it easier for everyone. The first pick up is at Michaels at Pinecrest next to…

Twist Plus More

Written on July 18, 2013 at 11:55 am, by

This year we’re adding a fabulous event for those that join us on the bus to the Twist Festival. We will also take a trip to Michele Provost’s vernissage,UNE JOURNÉE DANS LA VIE DE MAGGIE M. To learn more about this unique textile’s work visit: http://www.culturepapineau.org/expositions/expos-a-venir  Ms. Provost’s work can be found in collections of: Loto Québec, Canada Council…

Que faire le 24 août prochain?

Written on July 18, 2013 at 11:44 am, by

C’est la fin des vacances et l’autobus Wabi Sabi va au Festival Twist. Laissez votre voiture à Ottawa et joignez vous aux ‘girls’ de Wabi Sabi pour aller au Festival Twist à Saint-André-Avelin. L’autobus quittera Wabi Sabi à 8:15. Du stationnement gratuit pour la journée est disponible pour la journée si nécessaire. Les détails seront disponibles…

Oh Yarn How I Love Thee

Written on July 13, 2013 at 11:27 am, by

I have a new wool crush. Please don’t tell my other wools please. It’s no secret but I love to knit with a 6mm. But that’s not the only reason I love our latest wool, Quasar by Berroco. I’m crazy for the colours, the varigation and the feel. I think a wool should feel as…

It’s A Summer Demo, Baby

Written on July 11, 2013 at 12:20 pm, by

Marie-France Gosselin, one of our favourite fibre artists ever, will be doing a Stewart Gill Paint Demo on Friday, July 19, between noon and one o’clock. If you don’t know about this project, you’ll love learning about all the great stuff you can do with it. Quilters, felters, sewers, sculptural knitters this product is a…