Joan Janes Designs

We don’t toot our own horns too often – it’s not very Canadian, after all – but just this month, at the height of our Canada 150 celebrations, we’re shining the spotlight on our very own Joan Janes, Canadian designer and teacher. Anyone who has taken a class with Joan knows her friendly, patient manner .... [ continue reading ]

Colour Block Catastrophe

When you’re working more than one colour in a project, you know how important it is that those colours not run into each other with washing. But how often do we actually take the time to check before we start the project? It’s right up there with swatching on the Knitter’s List of Priorities! Well, …. [ continue reading ]

Chemo Turban

This stylish hat, designed and knitted by our very own Marilou Matthews, will keep you warm and cosy when made with Juniper Moon’s Neve, a lovely and soft, worsted weight cotton. The welts at the brim offer flattering fullness while the hat gently hugs the head. Materials & Equipment Needles 4.0 mm circular: 16-inch length .... [ continue reading ]

Sock Monkey Work Socks

Now available as a kit! I blame Mara!!!  She made so many adorable tea cosies for our Railway City Arts Crawl event, and many of them were sock monkeys, ...that I just had to come up with this sock design! This was a quick-to-write pattern, because it requires my "Sock Science Too" pattern for the short row heel.  You .... [ continue reading ]

10-Hour Cardigan

Cast on Friday; wear it on Monday! I saw a superbulky cardigan on Pinterest but couldn’t find a pattern on Ravelry so I drew a picture, did some math, and, presto! The photo I saw had bell sleeves which could easily be accomplished by not decreasing on the sleeve and decreasing by half just before .... [ continue reading ]

SweetGeorgia Yarns

ABOUT SWEETGEORGIA SweetGeorgia Yarns is an artisan hand-dyed yarn company based in Vancouver. Founded in 2005 by Felicia Lo, they dye luxury knitting yarns and spinning fibres in stunningly saturated colours. Experience their passionate, relentless and unapologetic love of colour. THE SWEETGEORGIA STUDIO A labour of love, their production dye (and sometimes spinning/weaving) studio is .... [ continue reading ]