Secret Stash Club Reveal: Sakura Season
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
2d ago
Every spring in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, we celebrate sakura, cherry blossom, season. During this wonderful time of year, there are cameras capturing the new blooms on every cherry blossom lined street. Families and loved ones smiling under the delicate canopy of flowers. We become completely enamoured by these spring blossom. For this month’s Secret Stash colourway, we were captivated by the theme of sakura, along with the challenge of looking at one idea from different perspectives. We are delighted to now share with you this month’s Yarn Club colourway, Sakura Season! FELICIA’S STO ..read more
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Sakura Season Wylene
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
2d ago
Inspired by our April Secret Stash Yarn Club, Sakura Season, SweetGeorgia team member Anita paired this variegated colourway with Corrina Ferguson’s knit design, Wylene. Chic and charming, this cute pullover tee was the perfect spring companion with these limited-release club hand-dyed hues. With simple stripes and subtle lace, the knit design enhances the playful effects of the speckled yarn. ABOUT SAKURA SEASON Every spring in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, we celebrate sakura, cherry blossom, season. It’s a wonderful time of year where, on every cherry blossom lined street you turn ..read more
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How to Unravel a Double Sock Blank
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by sweetgeorgia
2d ago
So you’re holding a “double sock blank” in your hands and wondering “what do I do with this??” Let’s talk about how to prepare a hand-dyed double sock blank for knitting, crocheting, weaving, or however you want to use your yarn. The sock blank that we’re demonstrating with is a limited edition colourway called “Sakura Season” that we created for our SweetGeorgia Secret Stash Club which is our monthly hand-dyed yarn club that you can join at any time. Now, a sock blank is a piece of fabric that’s already been knitted from undyed yarn. The idea here is that we take the undyed knitted fabric and ..read more
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Secret Stash Club Reveal: Winter’s End
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
1M ago
For the second colourway release part of our Secret Stash colour club, we’re excited to finally share with you “Winter’s End”. This month was especially delightful as we were able to create and dye our colour story on both yarn and fibre, as March brought releases to both our monthly yarn and quarterly fibre club subscribers. We spent several weeks working on this colourway and it’s been an excellent experience in learning how we communicate to each other about colour here in the studio. We discovered that the backstory about the colourway is essential to how we envision the colour as we creat ..read more
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Winter’s End Kiowa
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
1M ago
Included with each of our Secret Stash Club shipments, we’re sharing project ideas to help inspire what to make with your new hand-dyed hues. For our March 2024 Club yarn, Winter’s End, Charlotte paired this enchanting colourway along with Fable from our Ethereal Collection. Knitting these two alongside each other using Tabetha Hedrick’s Kiowa shawl design, resulted in a truly stunning piece. ABOUT WINTER’S END As Felicia shared in the story behind our March colourway Winter’s End, here in the Pacific Northwest we’ve had a really unusual, but not unprecedented, warm winter. That typically woul ..read more
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The Throwover + Choosing Colourwork Colours
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
1M ago
When getting ready to travel to h+h Americas in Chicago for the first time, SweetGeorgia team members got to work assigning the task of knitting a variety of samples we could bring along to showcase our hand-dyed yarns in action. Enter in Andrea Mowry’s The Throwover pullover, chosen to beautifully highlight the ease and versatility of combining colourways across our Enigma, Elixir and Ethereal colourway collections. THE THROWOVER + THE THROWBACK As Andrea Mowry shares at The Throwback pattern page, her earlier cardigan version using the same colourwork knit design: “I knew after I finished Th ..read more
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March 2024// Taking Back Friday Live
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by Felicia Lo
1M ago
Coming up next week, join me at the SweetGeorgia YouTube channel for a fun livestream chat about colour and craft at our March Taking Back Friday Live! We’ll talk about the latest news from SweetGeorgia, the School of SweetGeorgia, the fibre arts projects I’ve been working on, as well we’ll share a reveal of our latest Secret Stash yarn and fibre club colourway! We’ll be starting on Friday, March 8th at 10am PST (1pm EST). Come and say hello in the live chat! You can also check out our previous SweetGeorgia Taking Back Friday Live sessions at the vlog. IN THIS EPISODE what I mentio ..read more
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Textured Crochet Stitches and the Vivi Shawl
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
1M ago
From home decor, blankets, sweaters, accessories and more, you can find textured crochet stitches in many places. These beautiful stitches add a pleasing visual and tactile element to any crocheted fabric. At Charlotte Lee’s online workshop at the School of SweetGeorgia (SOS), Charlotte shares examples of adding this texture into one of her crochet designs, the Vivi shawl. Learn tips and techniques on how to work these fun crochet stitches and be inspired by one of the projects reimagined as part of this course, with project notes listed below. EXPLORE CROCHET TEXTURES AT THE SCHOOL Ever since ..read more
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Early Dewdrops in Rose-Coloured Glasses
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by sweetgeorgia
2M ago
Inspired by our Secret Stash Club’s February 2024 colourway Rose-Coloured Glasses, Charlotte was inspired to knit the Early Dewdrops design by Tabetha Hedrick. The light lace and easy construction, plus the soft variations of rosy pinks in this exclusive colourway, are a perfect pairing for an easy, breezy sleeveless tee. Included with each of our Secret Stash Club yarn shipments, we’re sharing some of our favourite project ideas for what to make with your new hand-dyed hues. For the February Club colourway, Charlotte paired it with knitting the Early Dewdrops sleeveless tee. A stunning, delic ..read more
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February 2024 // Taking Back Friday Live
SweetGeorgia Yarns Blog
by Felicia Lo
2M ago
Coming up later this week, I will be going live at the SweetGeorgia YouTube channel for our February SweetGeorgia livestream chat about colour and craft! We’ll talk about the latest news from SweetGeorgia, the School of SweetGeorgia, the fibre arts projects I’ve been working on, as well we’ll share a reveal of our latest Secret Stash Yarn club colourway! We’ll be starting this Friday, February 9th at 10am PST (1pm EST). Come and say hello in the live chat! Thank you to everyone who joined us online and in the live chat! Our next livestream will take place Friday, March 8, 2024 ..read more
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