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Other Fun Things

Sip 'N Stitch with Donna - September

Date(s): Wednesdays from 1-3 PM
It's tea time at the Wab! Join Donna on Wednesday afternoons for tea and knitting! Bring your WIPs, FOs, and latest pattern obsessions for show and tell! Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome! No registration required - drop-in basis only. $2 fee per week. In cases of inclement weather, please check our blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed for possible cancellations. Please note: this is not a class. A full list of our kitting workshops can be found here! sip-and-stitch

Natural Dyeing

Date(s): September 30th, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn to dye with natural materials in this beginner dyeing class. We will use extracts and locally sourced dye materials to produce a range of colours. We will also discuss mordanting, safe practices and sustainable havesting.  By the end of the class you will have sample skeins of dyed yarn and inspiration for further exploration!
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No experience necessary and all supplies included
Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.    

Sip 'N Stitch with Donna - October

Date(s): Wednesdays from 1-3 PM
It's tea time at the Wab! Join Donna on Wednesday afternoons for tea and knitting! Bring your WIPs, FOs, and latest pattern obsessions for show and tell! Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome! No registration required - drop-in basis only. $2 fee per week. In cases of inclement weather, please check our blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed for possible cancellations. Please note: this is not a class. A full list of our kitting workshops can be found here! sip-and-stitch

Roots and Rain Yarns Launch Party!

Date(s): October 13th, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
We are so excited to announce the official launch of our own Donna's brand new hand dyed yarn, Roots and Rain Yarns! Join us for a fabulous party to see all of Donna's beautiful samples, and enjoy exclusive first access to these amazing naturally dyed yarns! There will be snacks and prizes, and as always, lots of knitting and yarn chatter! Screen Shot 2017-09-14 at 12.23.49 PM

Running Stitch Sampler

Date(s): October 15th, 2017, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Come explore Boro and Kantha stitching in the beautiful simplicity of the running stitch! Indulge your inner textile artist while working with hand painted hemp fabrics and pearl cotton threads. Be inspired to create your own stitch designs! Taught by local Artist Maureen Ballagh. Basic hand sewing experience is prerequisite. Supplies provided: 2 fat quarters of hand dyed hemp fabric and pearl cotton thread; students should bring embroidery needles and small sharp scissors.     Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.

Sip 'N Stitch with Donna - November

Date(s): Wednesdays from 1-3 PM
It's tea time at the Wab! Join Donna on Wednesday afternoons for tea and knitting! Bring your WIPs, FOs, and latest pattern obsessions for show and tell! Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome! No registration required - drop-in basis only. $2 fee per week. In cases of inclement weather, please check our blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed for possible cancellations. Please note: this is not a class. A full list of our kitting workshops can be found here! sip-and-stitch

NEW! Stitchy Business - November

Date(s): November 17th, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A new twist on an old idea - we're welcoming knitters and crocheter's to our monthly spin and weave night! Join us for a evening of fibre fun with Donna at Wabi Sabi from 6-9 PM on Friday, November 17! Exchange ideas and indulge in your fiber obsessions with a group of like-minded crafters! Be sure to bring WIPs and recent FOs for show and tell. Spinners are encouraged to bring their wheel or spindle and weavers are encouraged to to bring their loom! spinnight This event is free of charge but space will be limited! Spinners and weavers, please let the shop know if you will need space for a loom or wheel! weavenight   Please note: this event is free. Please disregard any automatic reply that indicates otherwise.

Rust Dyed Nuno Felt Scarf

Date(s): Sunday, Nov 19 from 12:30-2:30 and Nov 26 from 12:30-3:30
We've combined two of our favourite workshops into one! In this two day workshop you'll learn all about a unique fibre dyeing technique and the art of nuno felting!
In the first lesson, you'll learn how to prepare your materials, how to set up a rust dyeing apparatus, and how to dye a silk chiffon scarf with recycled rusty materials! In the second, you'll combine your dyed silk with white wool in order to nuno felt it into a one-of-a-kind scarf!
This workshop is all about experimentation and creative expression!
Please note class hours differ each week: Week One 12:30 - 2:30 PM Week Two 12:30 - 3:30 PM
All materials are included and no experience is necessary!
Cancellation Policy: Should the store cancel a class, a total refund or store credit will be issued, however, participants must cancel a class at least 2 weeks before the class is scheduled in order to receive a full refund or store credit.    

Sip 'N Stitch with Donna - December

Date(s): Wednesdays from 1-3 PM
It's tea time at the Wab! Join Donna on Wednesday afternoons for tea and knitting! Bring your WIPs, FOs, and latest pattern obsessions for show and tell! Knitters and crocheters of all skill levels are welcome! No registration required - drop-in basis only. $2 fee per week. In cases of inclement weather, please check our blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed for possible cancellations. Please note: this is not a class. A full list of our kitting workshops can be found here! sip-and-stitch

NEW! Stitchy Business - December

Date(s): December 8th, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A new twist on an old idea - we're welcoming knitters and crocheter's to our monthly spin and weave night! Join us for a evening of fibre fun with Donna at Wabi Sabi from 6-9 PM on Friday, December 8! Exchange ideas and indulge in your fiber obsessions with a group of like-minded crafters! Be sure to bring WIPs and recent FOs for show and tell. Spinners are encouraged to bring their wheel or spindle and weavers are encouraged to to bring their loom! spinnight This event is free of charge but space will be limited! Spinners and weavers, please let the shop know if you will need space for a loom or wheel! weavenight   Please note: this event is free. Please disregard any automatic reply that indicates otherwise.

Events

Red Sock Blue Sock Trunk Show Kick-Off

Date(s): September 22nd, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Red Sock Blue Sock is coming to the Wab! Join us Friday, September 22 from 7-9 PM for an exclusive trunk show featuring a fab selection from local Ottawa dyer Ashley Ratnam!

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  Meet the team behind these punchy and colourful yarns and get inspired by their creative vision! You won't want to miss this opportunity to see a wide variety of Red Sock Blue Sock yarns!

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  Trunk show kick off begins with a fab party on Friday night, and the show will run until the end of day Saturday! See you there! [gallery columns="2" ids="3804,3803"] This event is FREE - No Registration required!

Roots and Rain Yarns Launch Party!

Date(s): October 13th, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
We are so excited to announce the official launch of our own Donna's brand new hand dyed yarn, Roots and Rain Yarns! Join us for a fabulous party to see all of Donna's beautiful samples, and enjoy exclusive first access to these amazing naturally dyed yarns! There will be snacks and prizes, and as always, lots of knitting and yarn chatter! Screen Shot 2017-09-14 at 12.23.49 PM