Call for Submissions: Fall/Winter 2015

SweetGeorgia Yarns is looking for fabulous knitting patterns for our upcoming Fall/Winter 2015 collection and we’d love to have you submit! Understated elegance. Relaxed. Comfortable. The shapes are clean and uncluttered, allowing the small details to make a bold statement. Subtle highlights. Unexpected, yet stunning, details. The collection will feature 10 to 12 designs with an…

Studio Sale Thank You!

Well, we were so happy to see those of you who came by the studio for our Spring Cleaning Sale this past Saturday! Thank you all for coming. We had not predicted the incredible turnout… in fact, Ashley (who did nearly all of the sorting, organizing, balloon-blowing, and sign-making!) kept worrying that people wouldn’t enjoy…

Fit for a Feast 2014: Pumpkin Spice Pie

In our household, we love Thanksgiving so much, we celebrate it twice. We celebrate our Canadian Thanksgiving in October with our families and we also get together with friends for US Thanksgiving in November. It’s an absolutely delightful mini-tradition because it means I get to indulge at least twice in my favourite holidays foods… stuffing…

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!…