Registration Opens for Knit City 2014

Knit City 2014 is fast approaching and registration for classes starts Friday, July 25 at 7 pm PST (tomorrow night!). In the past, classes have sold out within minutes, so I encourage you to look over the classes ASAP to avoid disappointment. I will be offering my “Unapologetic Colour for Spinners” workshop at Knit City,…

From London to Brighton

One thing I love about London is that there’s always something going on. From the first day we arrived, we went to the Fanzone in Stratford to watch the F1 British Grand Prix race where Lewis Hamilton won in front of a home crowd. Then there was watching the London leg of the Tour de…

Countdown to Unwind

In less than a week, we’ll be winging our way over to the UK. The crunch is on now… slides for Colour Stories presentation, check. Slides for Colour Confidence presentation, check. Handout and spinning supplies for Spinning Hand-Dyed Fibres workshop, check. Now, to just find a moment to pack our bags, laptop, and the 50…

SweetGeorgia at Unwind Brighton

Do you have plans for this summer? Perhaps you’d like to join me in Brighton, the lovely seaside resort in the south of England. I’m thrilled to say that I’ve been invited to teach and speak at the first-ever Unwind Brighton yarn and fibre festival! Unwind Brighton will be held July 12 and 13 and…

A Year in Review: 2013

Every year, I write a year-end closing post. It’s cathartic. It sweeps away the detritus of the year passed and makes way for something new. This past year, my “something new” has made my brain mush and made it a challenge to string multiple phrases together (ask me how many times I just re-worded that…

Craftsy Mystery KAL Launches!

It’s finally launched! After months of preparing, the Mystery is revealed! We are knitting a chunky cabled cowl in our Superwash Chunky yarn. Want to knit a great, quick holiday project? This one-skein chunky cowl can be an exercise in learning to knit cables for the first time. Here’s the details… Knit-Along start date: November…

Craftsy Mystery Knit-Along for November

We’ve been hard at work dyeing up Superwash Chunky all summer-long, in preparation for the Craftsy Mystery Knit-Along that I am hosting starting November 1st! Without giving it all away, I just wanted to give you a little sneak peek into what we’ll be making for the knit-along. The November knit-along project will be for…

DIY Hat Design Class

Starting in October, Emily Wessel from Tin Can Knits will be doing a book and trunk show starting in Los Angeles and traveling up the coast to Vancouver! We are so excited to be hosting Emily at our studio for an introduction to design class. If you ever wanted to try designing your own hat,…

Craftsy on Pinterest

Addicted to Pinterest? Yep. Me too. This week, I have excuse to indulge in Pinterest since I’ll be pinning things on behalf of Craftsy! When I first started learning to spin and dye, I was so inspired and motivated by photos I had seen on the web of yarns other spinners had created. I hope…

Ignite . . . an Affair with Art

As is quickly becoming obvious to me, I’m going to be teaching spinning and dyeing this fall at Place des Arts in Coquitlam. Never experienced the joy that is PdA? You can come down and see it for yourself! Place des Arts is hosting an open house this coming Thursday evening where you can tour…