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Category Archives: Knitting

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.…

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.

Knitting Made Easy With Megan Goodacre

Written on June 28, 2014 at 10:19 am, by

Join us on Saturday July 5, from 11-1p.m. and meet Megan Goodacre, author of an Idiot’s Guide to Knitting. Megan’s beautiful book is the perfect reference book tool for both the experienced and the novice knitter. In it you’ll find advice about finishing,different cast on methods, creating cables, as well troubleshooting. There’s also a stitch…