A Summer Of Socks

Would you like to practise spinning with intention? Do you want to spin with a project in mind? Have you ever tried spinning for socks? SweetGeorgia Yarns is excited to announce a brand new fibre event to help usher in this brilliant weather! “A Summer Of Spinning Socks” is a spin-a-along; an event in which…

Welcome to the Roundtable

Welcome to the first installment of the SGY Roundtable blog post series! In this bi-weekly column, we want to share with you the current discussions and thoughts of some of the fibre artists around the studio. This week we’d like to introduce you to some of the personalities who will be contributing to the Roundtable….

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,…

Fall 2013 Colours Preview

It’s that time again! Could we be thinking about Fall already? Why yes. Our newly built crate was picked up on Wednesday and we can’t wait to unpack it for all of you who are coming to TNNA. There’s LOTS of goodies inside. Grace spun and knit every single one of our spinning fibres, and…

Spring 2013 Colours Preview

There is a moment of temporary peace as the shipping crate that contains all our TNNA booth yarns and props was picked up today. The crate is probably 300 lbs (who knew yarn could be that heavy) and is now on it’s way to Long Beach. Pray that it arrives safely. I can’t seem to…

Inside SweetGeorgia

Ever since our wedding in July 2011, I’ve been looking for a way to work with Jeff and Cat, our photographers, again. They took beautiful shots at our wedding and we loved their easy-going personalities and their warm, inviting aesthetic. I was delighted and inspired when I heard that Jeff and Cat were collaborating with…

We are hiring!

SweetGeorgia is growing in all sorts of ways and we need your help. We’re looking for the very best studio assistants and dyers. Take a look at our openings here » For a quick rundown of what we’re looking for, we need a few studio assistants to help twist, label and package yarns. We also…

A light at the end of the tunnel

Things are coming together and there appears to be a light at the end of our very crowded, raw yarn-filled tunnel. If you’ve been to the 4th Avenue studio recently, you’ll know, there’s barely a foot-wide pathway through our entry hall into the studio. There’s so much yarn coming in and going out, and we’ve…