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Even more yarn!

Written on November 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm, by

We’ve got loads of new yarns in the shop, including the new gigantic Grosso, Lang Alberta, Lang Malou, and Bio Organic Wool! 

The Outlander Cowl is Here!

Written on November 29, 2014 at 11:52 am, by

We are going crazy for Outlander knits, especially the iconic chunky cowl! Try your own version with a skein of Naturalia, or two skeins of Grosso!    

Get That Holiday Knitting Done!

Written on November 29, 2014 at 11:35 am, by

Rushing to finish all your holiday knitting? Looking for motivation to get that last hat done? Maureen’s project classes are the answer! We’re running two courses in December: Thursday afternoons from 1-3 (December 4, 11, 18) and Friday evenings from 6-8 (December 5, 12, 19). Sign up in person or over the phone!

Our Holiday Consignment Section Has Arrived!

Written on November 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm, by

We are really excited to be offering a consignment section again this year, featuring the incredible work of local artists! We are currently carrying screened project bags by Trailhead Yarns, handspun and woven scarves from Jean Sharp Design, scarf brooches by Francine, stuffed animals from Truly Charlotte, bags from Liebchen Designs, art bears from Studio3…

New Project Class for December!

Written on November 22, 2014 at 12:06 pm, by

It’s almost 2015 and we’ve got just one more knit project course to finish off the year! Join Maureen on Thursdays (November 27/December 4/11/18) from 1-3 PM, and get the help you need to finish off all those holiday projects that have been building up! Registration can be found here.

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer!

Written on November 19, 2014 at 12:23 pm, by

Get in the holiday mood Sunday, November 30th with our Rudolph-themed needle felting class! Create a needle felted character from the classic TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! This class will run from 10 AM – 12 PM and is open to anyone over the age of 10! More information and registration can be found here!    …

Do you hunger for new fibres?

Written on November 13, 2014 at 5:36 pm, by

Maybe your Md has asked you to add more fibre to your diet. Or maybe you have a sweet spot. Well we’ve got an event for you! Shibui Yarn Tasting, Saturday, November 15th from 3:00 to 5:00  for only $20. We have a few spots left, so call or email us to reserve your spot!

November – a month of rememberance

Written on November 13, 2014 at 5:33 pm, by

Lest we forget. This month’s window serves to reflect some of the homeland efforts to support our soldiers. If you stroll by 1078 Wellington, glance in our window to see knitting before the age of broadly available industrialized solutions. If you are interested in the historical significance and contribution knitters have had to support the…

War Time Kntting

Written on November 8, 2014 at 2:21 pm, by

Wabi-Sabi’s new window display is on war time knitting. It ‘s a collection called ‘Service Comforts’ by Nancy Green who has done all the knitting and generously agreed to lend her pieces to be exhibited in our window. The display is a beautiful collection of reproductions of hand knit war time garments all made with…

Yarn Tasting

Written on November 8, 2014 at 2:15 pm, by

On Saturday November 15 from 3-5 pm Wabi-Sabi is hosting a Shibui Yarn Tasting. Shibui yarn is new to Canada but Wabi-Sabi has it in stock! The yarn tasting is a great opportunity to test the new yarn without committing to it, you will be able to try knitting with  Shibui yarn to make sure…