Xenon Mitts in Knitscene Summer 2014

The Summer 2014 issue of Knitscene has a focus on neon colours (check out those fuschia eyebrows on the model…) and interesting colour block garments (way to go, Grace Akhrem for all those designs!). Annie Watts has designed these “Xenon Mitts” in the new magazine and here are the details: Sizes: 6 (6 3/4)” palm…

Tumbler Ridge Hat by Grace Verhagen

A fun and funky slouchy hat with attitude! This easy toque is a great way to showcase one skein of variegated worsted weight yarn, or try knitting this pattern with two skeins of sock weight yarn held together to create a unique blended effect! Tumbler Ridge Hat Details: MATERIALS FOR WORSTED-WEIGHT VERSION: 1 skein SweetGeorgia…

Prison Grey for Darn Knit Anyway

After dyeing a custom colour for Darn Knit Anyway’s Shop Hop last year, we were thrilled to be invited to dye for their shop again this year. This year’s theme was their Historic Stillwater Prison (Stillwater was the location of Minnesota’s very first federal prison) which housed members of the Jessie James gang. Our “Prison…

Star House Cowl by Mindy Wilkes

Have you seen the Spring 2014 issue of Interweave Knits? We’re in love with this gorgeous and luxurious merino and silk lace cowl designed by Mindy Wilkes. The Star House Cowl alternates rings of doubled “hems” and lace patterning, creating an accessory with heft and dimension—yet one that’s still delicate. Star House Cowl details Finished…

Ravellenics 2014

Looking forward to the upcoming games?! Ginny at the SweetGeorgia Studio suggests that you join us for some Ravellenic celebrations! For someone as completely inept at athletics as I am, the Olympic Games have featured prominently in my life. I was born in Calgary in 1988 the year that the Winter Games were held. I…

SweetGeorgia KAL/CAL 2014: Stash Diving!

If you follow the Sweet SweetGeorgia Ravelry group, or local West coast knitter MisoCrafty’s blog, you may already know that our first knitalong/crochetalong of 2014 has begun! It started on January 15th and will run until April 1st, so you’ve got lots of time to get involved. The theme this time around is Stash Busting!…