Spring 2015 at SweetGeorgia

From our hands spring love. These words have been milling around in my mind for the past several months as we have been hard at work on creating colours and designing the patterns to go with our new colourways and yarns. To me, Spring is all about lightness, lightheartedness, and wholeheartedness. Here’s what we’ve done…

Kitterly Pattern Roundup

Have you met Kitterly yet? Sometime last year, I remember being on a call with Mari and Elizabeth as they told me all about their plans to launch this brand new website that couples patterns and yarns in the best possible way. We talked about how much work it is to sift through nearly 200,000…

Tempest has launched!

We made it! Tempest, our collaboration with Holli Yeoh has finally launched. After months of working late nights with a brilliant community of helpful and generous test and sample knitters, Holli and I are happy to see this book come to light. In its 84 pages, you’ll find 11 beautifully crafted patterns including garments, hats,…

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…

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…

Summer Of Socks: Pattern Roundup Part 2

Welcome to the Summer Of Socks: Pattern Roundup Part Two! Earlier this month we highlighted some solid beginner’s patterns, designs that played with colour, and explored the SweetGeorgia Yarns collection of in-house sock patterns. In this installment, let’s look at some patterns with inventive shapes and novel cable designs! Shape Shifters: Need to add a…

Designer Interview: Mindy Wilkes

It seems like we’ve all gone crazy for the Baya Shawl around the SweetGeorgia studio! Following on Felicia’s blog post from last week about the gorgeous Baya Shawl, I was lucky enough to chat with Baya designer Mindy Wilkes about the inspiration behind her design process. First of all, please tell us a bit about yourself!…