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A Wabi Sabi Trunk Show with Riverside Studio!

Written on May 21, 2017 at 12:42 pm, by

Join us Friday, June 23 from 7-9 PM for an exclusive trunk show featuring a fab selection from local Canadian dyer Kathryn Drysdale! Meet the dyers behind these drop dead gorgeous yarns and and have prime access to a great selection of squishy goodness! This is a great opportunity to get firsthand input on colour choice – and you won’t want…

Do You Have an Account with Us?

Written on October 30, 2016 at 12:34 pm, by

The ladies at Wabi Sabi are finally entering the 21st century with our new customer account program! Opening an account with us is free, easy, and could get you a fabulous prize if you join before the end of November! Read on for all the details…   Benefits of having a customer account at Wabi Sabi:…

August Ashford Demos!

Written on August 12, 2016 at 10:18 am, by

It’s August, which means one thing: TWIST FESTIVAL! One of the biggest fibre festivals in the region, Twist will have you covered for all your fibre-y needs, be they yarn, wool, or equipment! We’re very fortunate to have the ever fabulous Kate Sherratt from Ashford NZ joining us again at our booth this year –…

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…

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…

We’re seeing RED!

Written on December 7, 2013 at 8:51 am, by

Warm, comforting and soul filling. Spinning is meditative process where you find zen and become one with the yarn. So, how do you add to that experience? Colour. Supporting a fibre artist’s passions, Katrina from Malenka Originals has painted one of our Louet spining wheels a delicious and satisfying chalk paint red. Wabi Sabi carries…

Wabi Sabi is five years old!

Written on October 16, 2013 at 9:19 am, by

Wabi Sabi is five years old and for this very special anniversary, Carol and Marie-France would like to invite their wonderful customers to get a chance to win a seat at a very special and unique event:  A Yarn and Wine tasting. This event will be held on November 1st A fabulous evening when you…

Bus Trip to Salon des metiers d’arts Montreal

Written on October 10, 2013 at 11:19 am, by

It’s that time of year again. We have booked the bus to go to the Montreal craft show at Place Bonaventure, on Monday December 9th. Below are the bus pick up times: 1) From Michaels (Pinecrest Mall near Ikea)  7:30 2) From Wabi-Sabi  8:15 2) From Perkins Restaurant (across from Stl Laurent Shopping Mall)  8:30…

Closed Thanksgiving Sunday

Written on October 10, 2013 at 10:06 am, by

The shop will be closed this October 13th for Thanksgiving. Thanks.