Everyday Lace: A Review & Scavenger Hunt

Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments by Heather Zoppetti is the author and designer’s first book and it struck a chord with me because I feel like her experience with lace knitting is quite like mine. In Heather’s introduction, she talks about how she was a fearless, self-taught knitter that became infatuated with lace knitting…

Spellbound Shawl from Boo Knits

Isn’t this absolutely stunning?! We received an email from Lora at The Knitting Patch about how she recently finished knitting the Spellbound Shawl from Boo Knits. Lora knit her shawl with Merino Silk Lace in Tourmaline, using one full skein plus about 100 yards from a second skein to make the shawl larger than originally…

You’re invited to a Tempestuous Affair

SweetGeorgia is hosting the 2014 Knit City Kickoff Party along with our Tempest Book Launch on Friday, October 3 at 8 pm. Held at the elegant Vancouver Club in downtown Vancouver, we’ll start the Knit City weekend off right with a posh dessert bar, book signing, photo booth, door prizes, and swag bags. This will…

The 10-year Bloggiversary

I don’t tend to make a big deal about anniversaries but I’ve been told it’s perhaps because I don’t take enough time to “celebrate wins”. But this surely must be a win. To have somehow made it to the ten-year mark with this little corner of the internet… where I’ve documented my learning experiences in…

New Colours for Fall 2014

Fall is just around the bend and we are excited to finally release the new palette of colours we have been playing with all summer. Perhaps you’ve seen glimpses of these new colours on our Instagram feed over the past couple months, but here they are now: Sapphire, Wasabi, Mulberry, Mink, Auburn, Bourbon, and Sugar…

Ginger Scarf by Beth Major

Interweave’s newest issue of Crochetscene (Summer 2014) includes an elegant scarf crocheted in our Merino Silk Lace yarn! Inspired by warm summer breezes while dining at a chic outdoor café, this playful scarf adds instant elegance. Basic crochet stitches combine to create a lacy fabric this is easy enough for beginners. For more details, please…

Registration Opens for Knit City 2014

Knit City 2014 is fast approaching and registration for classes starts Friday, July 25 at 7 pm PST (tomorrow night!). In the past, classes have sold out within minutes, so I encourage you to look over the classes ASAP to avoid disappointment. I will be offering my “Unapologetic Colour for Spinners” workshop at Knit City,…