May 2014 TNNA Recap

A few months ago I wrote a post about my very first TNNA show experience when Ginny, Teresa and I flew down to San Diego to participate in The Nation NeedleArts Association’s winter trade show. This May, I had the privilege of attending my first summer show — a much different experience than the first!…

Fibres West 2014 Recap

Ginny reports back from the annual Fibres West show in Cloverdale this past March. Liisa summarized Knit City 2013, Grace did a post on our January TNNA trip to San Diego, and so it fell to me, Ginny, to do the post on Fibres West 2014! This is my second time working the SweetGeorgia booth…

Spring 2014 Colours at SweetGeorgia

Spring is nearly here and we are celebrating with six new colourways for our collection! We have a few citrusy brights including Melon, Blood Orange, Basil and Coral Rose, along with two variegated colourways, Oyster Bay and Spring Garden. Blood Orange is a colour we originally designed for the Cookie A sock club last year…

Holly & Ivy: Holiday 2013 Colour

We’ve had our hands on some luscious cashmere and silk yarns that we wanted to dye for you for a special holiday offering… so we created this exclusive, limited-edition colourway for the holidays. “Holly & Ivy” is deep ivy greens, cranberries and plum reds together on our favourite yarns and fibres as well as these…

Hanalei Sunset

The Jimmy Beans Wool Holiday Collection has launched and we are excited to be a part of this project again. Last year, we were inspired by holiday feasts and this year, the inspiration was holiday travel. For me, my colourway “Hanalei Sunset” was inspired by our honeymoon to Kauai two years ago: While Vancouver inspires…

Call for Submissions: Spring/Summer 2014

Calling all designers! We’re looking forward to seeing your submissions for Spring and Summer 2014! For Spring and Summer, we’d like to focus on our Merino Silk Lace, Merino Silk Fine, CashSilk Lace and CashLuxe Fine yarns and knit them into light, ethereal and delicate shawls, scarves, and garments. Think enchanted tea party with citrus…