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Rainy Day Activities

Written on July 26, 2014 at 11:59 am, by

There’s something special about teaching children to work with their hands. This is why we are so crazy about Harrisville Designs and their projects for the young. We carry a range of their kits in a variety of different fibre activities such as: spool knitting, cotton loops, knitting, felting, crochet, drop spindle and weaving. We…

Colour Therapy For The Fibre Lover’s Soul

Written on July 24, 2014 at 11:54 am, by

Do you crave colour? Do you dream of the perfect red or blue. Have no fear the Wab is here. And we have an amazing new range of new dyes that are bound to satisfy your soul. First of all we have a new indigo tie dye kit that’s so popular we keep running out.…

Upcoming Course: Mixed Media with Michelle April!

Written on July 20, 2014 at 1:10 pm, by

Our class with Michelle April from 10-4 on August 9 is sure to be an intriguing one! Delve into the world of mixed media artwork and play with different supplies and surfaces to create unique, introspective pieces! As Michelle says in her course description, “We will become engaged in creating worlds on a surface that…

Spin and Weaving Night!

Written on July 19, 2014 at 9:18 am, by

In addition to our usual Thursday Knit Night, this Thursday, July 24 we’ll be hosting a Spin/Weave Night in the back of the shop from 6-8! Bring your wheel, drop spindle, or loom and connect with other local fibre enthusiasts! A staff member will be on hand to answer questions/offer assistance, should you need it!

Wabi Sabi Bus Trip to Twist Festival!

Written on July 19, 2014 at 9:12 am, by

We’ve still got plenty of spots on our annual bus trip to the Twist Festival! The festival offers access to vendors, workshops, festival events, and even a miniature fibre farm! Our bus trip includes an optional trip to a local art show, plus prizes, great company, and more fibre enthusiasm than you can shake a…

More Madeline Tosh is here!

Written on July 18, 2014 at 3:58 pm, by

We’ve got even more Madeline Tosh in stock – including new colourways of sock yarn, plus some unbelievably vibrant single-ply lace weight Madeline Tosh Prairie! Just look at that green!  

Even MORE new Fall 2014 classes!

Written on July 18, 2014 at 3:54 pm, by

We’ve added even more classes to our Fall 2014 roster, including Felt Painting with Maggie Glossop, two knitting courses taught by the esteemed Sally Melville, a lovely lesson in lace with Megan Goodacre, and many more! Check out our updated course schedule here!

Wabi Sabi at Twist

Written on July 12, 2014 at 3:53 pm, by

Don’t forget to book your spot on our fabulous Wabi Sabi Twist Bus! Scheduling and registration can be found here!

Madeline Tosh @ the Wab

Written on July 12, 2014 at 3:52 pm, by

We are so excited to now offer our customers Madeline Tosh Yarn! We’re currently carrying Madeline Tosh Sock and Sport, and we expect to have some more squishy, beautiful skeins (and photos) soon!

New Fall Classes!

Written on July 11, 2014 at 4:21 pm, by

We’ve started registration for a host of new courses for the fall! Course descriptions and registration can be found here. In addition to our regular courses (Knit 101, Sock Knitting, Spinning), we’ll have some new ones, including the Grumpy Owl Cowl, two natural dyeing courses, and a needlefelted sheep course with Wendo! We’re always updating…