Knit City 2014 Recap

Just into its third year of existence, Knit City has grown so big so fast and it’s a testament to how desperately Vancouver knitters crave their yarns, fibres, and community. Having outgrown the Croatian Cultural Centre, this year’s Knit City was hosted at the PNE Forum. Wider aisles, more space, real windows and daylight, and…

A Tempestuous Affair

It’s been a week since Knit City and we are deep, deep into Spinzilla… and it’s been a busy, busy week! On the Friday before Knit City, SweetGeorgia Yarns hosted the Knit City kickoff party and Tempest book launch at the Vancouver Club and we are pretty happy with how it turned out. We had…

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…

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…