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Category Archives: Knitting

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…

Keep on Stitchin’!

Written on July 28, 2017 at 3:32 pm, by

The Twist Festival is fast approaching, and we all know what that means… our back room is full to the brim with equipment! As a result we’re taking a break from our Wednesday Sip N Stitch during the month of August.That doesn’t mean the fun has to end – let’s keep it going with an online…

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…

New Cottolin from Louet

Written on March 11, 2015 at 3:18 pm, by

We’ve just received a brand new order of Cottolin cones from Louet! Look at all those bright and beautiful colours!  

New Shibui in the HOUSE!

Written on February 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm, by

Drool… Check out all the new Shibui yarn we have just received!   Shibui linen   Shibui Twig 46% linen, 42% recycled silk, 12% wool   Shibui Silk Cloud 60% kid mohair, 40% silk   Shibui Maai 70% superbaby alpaca, 30% fine merino wool

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…

Sock It To Me

Written on November 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm, by

Wabi-Sabi has socks! Pre-made socks, all the wonderful warmth without all the time spent knitting them. The ‘Bas de Laine’ socks are a perfect christmas gift for everyone on your list. ‘Bas de Liane’ are from Quebec, they come in both women’s and men’s sizes and are long-lasting. You can even get Habs or Bruins…

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…

Sally Melville’s L’envelope

Written on October 18, 2014 at 11:39 am, by

It’s not a sweater, it’s not a shawl, it’s better, it’s L’envelope! This fun hybrid’s a flexible knit, meaning you can really make it your own. It can be knit in different yarn weights and is sized to fit. L’envelop is a unique garment that will go with everything, it’s beautiful but easy to make.…