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Category Archives: Spinning

Spin and Weave Night

Written on May 18, 2017 at 12:23 pm, by

Join us for an evening of spinning and weaving! Event is free but space is limited – sign up here!

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 –…

Weekly Roundup: June 28 – July 3

Written on June 29, 2016 at 12:01 pm, by

We’ve got a great series of free summer seminars coming up in July and August! You can find a list of the ravelry workshops, demos, and mini-classes here! We won’t be hosting a Spin or Weave night in July, but if you need your Wabi Sabi spin fix you can join our Tour de Fleece discussion…

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…

UPDATE – Louet Demos Rescheduled!

Written on June 15, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

Mark your calendars – we’ve rescheduled our Louet Demos for October 2nd! Louet representatives will be demonstrating the Jane Loom from 2-4 PM and their spinning wheels from 6-8 PM.

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…

Spin Night with Maggie

Written on April 2, 2013 at 3:59 pm, by

Don’t forget that this Friday April 5th is the open Spin Night with Maggie Glossop. Bring your wheel or drop spindle or borrow one of ours and do some spinning. Great chance to meet other spinners and ask Maggie some questions! Hope to see you there.

New Crochet Classes

Written on September 14, 2010 at 11:19 am, by

Hi Fiber Fans, For those of you who’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, we’ve got the teacher for you. Sandra, the newest member of the Wabi Sabi team, has just returned from exploring the UK craft scene. In October, Sandra is running a Crochet Beanie class, where participants will learn the essentials of…

Fall Classes

Written on August 20, 2010 at 10:17 am, by

I know it seems strange to be thinking of the Fall while the weather’s still so lovely but September is only a couple of weeks away. I can hardly believe it, but it’s true so with that in mind, we’ve posted our classes. And there’s plenty of choice. At the end of September, Carol is…