Wabi Sabi has its very own Stitch Doctor! Tomorrow night (Thursday, April 28), Emily will be in the back of the shop from 6-7:30 PM to help you sort out your knitting woes! Mistakes, new techniques, and confused knitters/crocheters are welcome! Tomorrow night will work on a drop in basis, first come first served. We are excited to test out this idea and welcome feedback!
Our Summer 2016 course and event calendar just went live! You can check out our awesome selection of fun summer activities here!
We are so excited to announce that fabulous Canadian indie dyer Julie Asselin will be returning to Wabi Sabi for another colourful May weekend!
Our fun-filled Julie weekend will start with an Indigo Dyeing workshop on Friday, May 6 from 1-5! Participants will learn how to dye with indigo dyes, and will have the chance to work with an indigo vat made from scratch! More information and online registration can be found here!
We’ll also be hosting a Julie Asselin Trunk Show Kick-Off that Friday, May 6 from 7-9! Join Julie and the Wabi Sabi gang for snacks, prizes, and yarn-yarn-YARN! Julie will be bringing a wide range of her yarns and accessories! More details and online registration can be found here!
Saturday, May 7 we’ll be hosting Acid Dyeing II from 9-4. Participants will learn how to dye yarn and fibre with acid dyes. This course is specially designed as a beginner-level course that will also be great for last year’s students! More details and online registration can be found here!
Out of town that weekend? Get your Julie Asselin fix with our May knit-a-long! Join the Wabi gang as we knit with Julie yarns! Flash your Julie stash, make some new knitting friends, and win awesome prizes! Details to follow!
Gorgeous new pattern books just in from Joji Locatelli and Veera Välimäki!
Weave Night is next Friday, April 8 from 6-9! Register for your free spot here!
We’ve still got spots open in our Two-at-a-Time Toe-Up sock class, running Saturday April 23, 30, and May 7 from 11-1! Sock knitters and newbies alike will enjoy learning this technique – forever banishing single sock syndrome from their vocabularies! Register online here!
Check out this awesome sweater knit out of Poems Chunky!
It’s springtime, and that means it’s time to explore new ideas! In addition to mixing up the shop front and looking for unique spring/summer classes, the shop has cancelled Thursday knit nights. We’ll still be keeping the shop open until 8 PM Thursdays though, for all you late night shoppers! We’re excited to reboot our social calendar with Knit-A-Longs, fiber events, courses, and a more flexible schedule of knit-ins! We’ll be posting about these events on our Facebook, Instagram, and Ravelry pages, so keep an eye out!
Due to the weather, Wabi Sabi will be closed ALL DAY Thursday, Feb 25.
Classes and knit night are cancelled for Thursday.
Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe tomorrow!
As many of you know, Wabi Sabi has been a drop-off point for the 25 000 Tuques Ottawa Chapter, collecting knit and crocheted hats for Syrian refugees arriving in Canada. Local support has been incredible, and the Ottawa coordinators have put together an event: Sip N’ Stitch will be an afternoon of music and knitting, and further details can be found on their Facebook event here!