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Yarn Mania At The Wab

Written on August 24, 2013 at 11:25 am, by

We got it all, baby! But where to start… Okay let’s take a trip over the pond and look at the yarn that’s driving U.K. Knitters mad with happiness. It’s Titus by Baa Ram Ewe, named for the Yorkshire philanthropist and mill owner, Sir Titus Salt, this yarn comes in shades that evoke memories of…

Don’t Miss The Bus

Written on August 10, 2013 at 9:59 am, by

Just a reminder our bus to the Twist Fest on August 24th will make two pick ups. One in the West End and one downtown at the Wab. and this year, we have parking at both locations. You don’t want to miss out on this fab day. For details see: www.festivaltwist.org I promise it’s going…

I Would Dye For You

Written on August 7, 2013 at 9:59 am, by

Oh who doesn’t like colour? There’s nothing like a blast of orange, yellow or red on a grey day. Yesterday a shipment of our very favourite dye arrived at the Wab. Magic Carpet dye is a acid dye with great colour intensity which is a 100% soluable. It’s safe and non- toxic and contain no fillers. This colourfast…

Get Your Fibre Art On

Written on August 3, 2013 at 2:53 pm, by

On August 10th, our new co-owner and our favourite fibre artist, Marie-France wants to get you inspired. She’s running the third in her series of fibre art workshops. This time it’s all about the colour, baby. And to be perfectly exact, how to get your colour on using Stewart Gill fabric paints from Scotland. In…

There’s Just Something About…

Written on August 3, 2013 at 2:32 pm, by

Oh there’s nothing like Alpaca, it’s all the best stuff you can imagine combined: Sean Connery as Bond, a European tan, a picnic with your favourite person in the world. Berroco’s Ultra Alpaca fine is just another one of those wonderful things. At $12.00 for 433 yards it’s an excellent deal as well as a…

Summer Yarn Newsletter!

Written on August 2, 2013 at 4:41 pm, by

Have you been wondering what our latest shop yarns look like? Do you need pattern ideas or inspiration for that skein of Sakura Silk you bought last week? Don’t worry, Wabi Sabi’s 1st issue of Knit.Spin.Weave. is here! The newsletter includes details for all our summer yarns, including pictures and pattern ideas. Don’t miss it…

Abide With Abode

Written on August 1, 2013 at 3:43 pm, by

Oh there slowly starting to arrive, the yarns of Fall. Each one steals my heart. Where to begin, oh where. Abode by Berroco is one of my new yarn loves. 100%  Merino and oh so, soft to the touch, it features a range of two tone colours: egg shell, yellow, red, turquoise, deep green, charcoal.…