September SGY Fibre Club.

I’m really pleased to tell you about something new that has been in the works for the past month and a half. Starting in September (now), I will be sharing with you here and on the Sweet Georgia Yarns (SGY) blog the monthly fibre club all spun up! Sometimes it’s hard to envision what the…

Hand-pulled roving results.

My mom is a studio-trained artist with an honours Fine Arts degree. Growing up, and particularly in recent years, we have had many conversations about creating and inspiration for said creating. Recently, on a Woolful episode, Ashley’s guest mentioned that crafting is particularly satisfying because it uses both the left and right brain. In knitting,…

inspiration.

I always identify myself as a ‘sweater knitter’ and more specifically, a ‘cardigan knitter’ but have I finished one in forever?! Nope! I think I kind of overdosed on cardigans. Although I wear one almost every day, I think I was sick of fitting issues, knitting in general and wanting to mix it up with…

in a tavern.

These aren’t technically done as I still have ends to weave in but the light outside was perfect to photograph my newly finished socks. There’s nothing particularly unique about these – they are my stand-by vanilla sock recipe that fits perfectly and provide great on-the-go projects. I start the toes on at home, then tuck…

what do I want the handspun to look like?

I have been contemplating how to write this post for a long time. It’s about the yarns we spin. There are many factors to take into consideration when we spin fibre. Some things that I take into consideration about the finished yarn when I am thinking about a project are strength, wearability (ie. What am…

April {Videopurl}. Episode 4 ~ Not Gettin’ Much Done.

ETA :: Hi Everyone, I have RE-RECORDED April's show due to the poor audio of the first show. Thank you to those who let me know there was a problem! I appreciate your support & thank you as always for watching :) For show notes, see below. If I haven’t linked to something, please leave a…