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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:…

Happy anniversary!

Written on October 23, 2016 at 12:42 pm, by

Can you believe it’s been eight years since Wabi Sabi first opened its doors? Neither can we! What started out as a little local yarn shop has grown into a flourishing community, and we’re so grateful that you’ve joined us in this journey! You might have noticed a few new faces in the shop over…

Summer Hours

Written on June 24, 2016 at 2:56 pm, by

We have updated our summer hours and will now be open until 7 PM on Thursdays!

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

Spring Kids Classes!

Written on February 28, 2015 at 1:27 pm, by

Check out our new kids classes coming up soon! Awesome felted Spring Eggs and a fun and functional Gnome Home Keepsake Box! These classes are suitable for ages 6-13!   http://wabi-sabi.ca/events/feltedspringeggs/ http://wabi-sabi.ca/events/gnomehomekeepsakebox/

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.

Measure it, Draft it, Knit it with Sally Melville

Written on September 20, 2014 at 10:05 am, by

We are pleased announce, local knit designer, teacher, and  all around amazing lady, Sally Melville will be teaching at the Wab. Her latest class, Measure it, Draft it. and Knit it, teaches you how to copy your favourite outfit so you get the same kind of flattering shape. Imagine getting the fit you’ve always wanted…

Rainy Day Activities

Written on July 26, 2014 at 11:59 am, by

There’s something special about teaching children to work with their hands. This is why we are so crazy about Harrisville Designs and their projects for the young. We carry a range of their kits in a variety of different fibre activities such as: spool knitting, cotton loops, knitting, felting, crochet, drop spindle and weaving. We…

Colour Therapy For The Fibre Lover’s Soul

Written on July 24, 2014 at 11:54 am, by

Do you crave colour? Do you dream of the perfect red or blue. Have no fear the Wab is here. And we have an amazing new range of new dyes that are bound to satisfy your soul. First of all we have a new indigo tie dye kit that’s so popular we keep running out.…