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Classes – 2018

Written on December 2, 2017 at 10:30 am, by

We are wrapping up our fall season classes, and we hope everyone has enjoyed learning new things with us! We are very excited about our winter session and all the classes we will have on offer, and we’ll be posting our new calendar very soon. We’ll have classes for all levels of knitting, crochet, weaving, felting,…

New Courses!

Written on August 17, 2017 at 1:54 pm, by

Hard to believe that summer is winding down – time to learn something new! Whether you are an absolute beginner or looking to refresh or upgrade your skills, our course offerings will have something for everybody! September courses will include Wheel Spinning 101, Knit 101, Crochet 101, and Project Class! Follow the links for details…

Spotlight on: Kids’ Kits from Harrisville Designs!

Written on April 11, 2015 at 11:30 am, by

Spring has sprung, and it’s time for some colourful kids’ crafts! Our Harrisville Designs kits will introduce your child to a variety of fibre crafts, including weaving, spinning, and felting! Each kit includes all of the materials and instructions you’ll need to make an awesome and creative project, and the child-friendly kits are also appropriate…

Spring Kids Classes!

Written on February 28, 2015 at 1:27 pm, by

Check out our new kids classes coming up soon! Awesome felted Spring Eggs and a fun and functional Gnome Home Keepsake Box! These classes are suitable for ages 6-13!   http://wabi-sabi.ca/events/feltedspringeggs/ http://wabi-sabi.ca/events/gnomehomekeepsakebox/

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…

Get The Word At The Wab

Written on October 25, 2014 at 1:34 pm, by

We’ve got new books!  In a wide range of topics from dying to knitting and  including favourites such as The Big Book of Weaving by Laura Lundell. Double Weave by Jennifer Moore, Learn to Spin by Anne Field, Mollie Makes Embroidery,Crochet One Skein Wonders by Durant and Eckman, and My First Knitting Book by Cico Kids.…

Get Your Hat On!

Written on October 18, 2014 at 12:20 pm, by

It’s hat month at Wabi-Sabi! All month we are featuring every type of hat known to man, beast, and knitter. There’s a hat for every yarn weight and knitting ability, we have everything from lace knit to bulky floppy hats to scats (scarf hats).  The store is bursting with fun wool and matching pom-poms that…

Lopi Love

Written on September 27, 2014 at 10:48 am, by

It’s all about the love, baby. Lopi love, that is. Remember it’s going to be cold out there soon and you’re going to want to keep warm. And who knows more about keeping warm than Icelanders. So this winter, keep the cold out by knitting the lop up.

Get Zen & Get Tangled & Untangled at The Wab

Written on September 20, 2014 at 10:26 am, by

Use Zentangle to increase confidence and focus. This contemplative method of creating intricate and beautiful patterns simply uses nothing but pen and paper. Instructor, Nysha Oren Nelson will teach you the basics of this relaxing art form as well as how to use the tangles to interact in your art pieces. It’s an amazing way to spend an…

Measure it, Draft it, Knit it with Sally Melville

Written on September 20, 2014 at 10:05 am, by

We are pleased announce, local knit designer, teacher, and  all around amazing lady, Sally Melville will be teaching at the Wab. Her latest class, Measure it, Draft it. and Knit it, teaches you how to copy your favourite outfit so you get the same kind of flattering shape. Imagine getting the fit you’ve always wanted…