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Category Archives: Crochet

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…

The Great Canadian Flag-A-Long

Written on May 12, 2017 at 4:05 pm, by

Canada’s 150th anniversary is upon us, and we’re celebrating in a big way! We hope you’ll help us ring in this exciting milestone with a huge patchwork Canadian flag! That’s right – we’re making a great big flag and we need your help to knit, crochet, weave, and felt red and white squares! It doesn’t…

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…

It May Be Snowing But On The Bright Side….

Written on March 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm, by

Outside the snow may still be falling but here in the Wab, we are warm and content. Why? Because we have the Zealand Air Chunky to keep us company. Oh my. you haven’t lived until you’ve felt this yarn. A wonderful combination of 40% brushtail possum, 40% Cashmere and 20% mulberry silk. It really does…

Oh To Go A-Roving Now That Spring is Here

Written on March 8, 2014 at 11:48 am, by

Is spring here? I sure hope so. But if its not, never fear, we’ve got lots to keep you busy. First of all we have heaps of new roving to get your spin or felt on with. There’s pure silk, Jacob roving, Norwegian, and the always amazing B.F.L. Oh, I can feel your pulse racing.…

Crochet Book Give Away

Written on April 18, 2011 at 1:39 pm, by

Congratulations goes out to Donna Snider who won the Crochet Book Give Away contest with her comment: As soon as I read this, I had my story to share with you right away. The most wonderful, heartwarming crochet I have ever seen without a doubt was earlier this winter. My Grandmother passed away in November,…

Contest Over

Written on April 17, 2011 at 5:46 am, by

CONGRATULATIONS DONNA SNIDER!  Please come into the Wab and pick up "Crochet Inspiration", by Sasha Kagan, or email us with your snail mail address and we'll post it to you.  

BREAKING NEWS: We have A Crochet Book Giveaway

Written on March 3, 2011 at 7:47 am, by

Crochet Contest ********************* CONGRATULATIONS DONNA SNIDER!  Please come into the Wab and pick up "Crochet Inspiration", by Sasha Kagan, or email us with your snail mail address and we'll post it to you. ********************* We have a present to donate to one of our loyal readers. Laura Twiss of Twiss & Weber is donating a…

Learn why Frances Taylor loves Free Form Crochet

Written on September 28, 2010 at 6:47 pm, by

    Who is Frances Taylor? Born in England, Frances Taylor emigrated to Canada in the late 1960’s and completed degrees in Biology and Business Administration. While she has been practicing her art work for decades, since retirement she has devoted most or her time to her fibre art. Frances’ training and environmental awareness brings a deep…