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Get Your Natural Dye On

Written on August 30, 2014 at 9:55 am, by

Learn how to make colours from nature. Join us on September 13th from 11am to 2pm for our Goldenrod meets Indigo class and learn how to make a different shades of green from local plants. Play with Goldenrod and Cedar dyes as well as learn about over-dying and Indigo vats. This class is all about…

Taste of Wellington 2014

Written on August 27, 2014 at 2:54 pm, by

On Saturday, September 13, Wabi Sabi will be participating in Taste of Wellington! We’ll be hosting a hands-on activity for children from 11:30-1:30, and a tea-and-knit for new and regular knitters from 2-4! See you then!

Friday Nights at the Wab

Written on August 27, 2014 at 2:54 pm, by

Get excited – as of Friday, September 12, Wabi Sabi will be open until 8 PM!

Photos from Twist!

Written on August 27, 2014 at 2:50 pm, by

What a weekend! Wabi Sabi had a wonderful time with Kate from Ashford NZ and Marc from Harmonique at our Ashford Dealer’s Night on Thursday, and then had a fabulous time at the Twist Festival! Thanks to everyone who came out to our booths! Here are a few pictures from last weekend:  

NEW! Turtlepurl Yarn and Fibre!

Written on August 23, 2014 at 9:53 am, by

Can’t make it to Twist? Have no fear! We’ve got all your Turtlepurl needs taken care of in-store! We now have new fibre, self-striping sock yarn, and GLITTER self-striping sock yarn in some of the most vibrant colourways you have ever seen!  

More weaving!

Written on August 16, 2014 at 10:54 am, by

    Marie-France has been weaving up a storm, this time using 2 different colours of Cascade Eco Andean DK Wool! New to the store, Eco DK is the little sister of customer favourite Cascade Eco/Eco+. It comes in 8 natural colours and has 350 meters to a skein!

Life is always better with a little touch of plaid!

Written on August 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm, by

  Our very own Marie-France just wove this stunning shawl with 3 colourways of Cascade 220 yarn by Estelle, using an Ashford rigid heddle loom! Beautiful work!

Every Twist Bus Trip Comes With Prizes!

Written on August 8, 2014 at 10:56 am, by

    What’s this? Could it be… prizes straight from Estelle for our Wabi Sabi Twist Bus Trip? Why, yes, it could! Not only does our August 23 bus trip to Twist come with great company and hassle-free fibre fest exploring, it also has fabulous prizes from both Estelle and Wabi Sabi! Grab your spot…

Wabi Sabi and Ashford!

Written on August 2, 2014 at 9:37 am, by

Wabi Sabi will be welcoming representatives from Ashford to our fair national capital region this August! On Thursday, August 21 from 6-8, we will be hosting a free Ashford Dealer Night led by Kate Sherratt from Ashford New Zealand and Marc Peloquin from Ashford Canada. They will be speaking and demonstrating both their spinning and weaving products!…

Join us at the Twist Fibre Festival!

Written on August 2, 2014 at 9:26 am, by

That time of year has rolled around again, and all of us here at Wabi Sabi are getting pumped for the upcoming Twist Fibre Festival on the weekend of August 23-24! The festival offers fibre enthusiasts the opportunity to learn, shop, and get inspired by a multitude of artistic techniques! Every fibre artist will find…