Courses

  • 12 Lessons

    Blending Boards: From Rolags to Roving

    The blending board can be your go-to fiber prep tool above all others and a few inexpensive additions can take this simple tool to the next level.  Learn how-to with Debbie Held

  • 10 Lessons

    Mitered Square Blanket

    Mitered Square Blankets are soothing projects perfect for beginning knitters. Make-along with Tabetha Hedrick in our Patterned Jewel Blanket workshop.

  • 5 Lessons

    Handwoven Colour

    The focus of this ongoing series will be on working with colour and incorporating handpainted and hand-dyed yarns into our handwoven projects. Specifically, we’ll look…
  • 17 Lessons

    Cables 101

    Learn to knit cables in this online course for beginners with Tabetha Hedrick of SweetGeorgia Yarns.
  • 9 Lessons

    Techniques in Tapestry

    In this course, we expand on the techniques we learned in our Tapestry Weaving course and learn skills such as weaving vertical pillars and pick and pick.
  • 37 Lessons

    Spinning up a Level

    In this series, we are going to be exploring how you can begin to go from a beginner spinner to a spinner that can plan the exact kind of yarn they want to spin for a specific project, be it socks, a sweater, or a shawl.

  • 23 Lessons

    Custom Top Down Socks for Beginners

    If you've seen how  gorgeous, fun, portable, satisfying socks are for other knitters and want to make them yourself, then this is the course for you! Socks may look complicated, but by the end of this workshop you'll be able to knit a pair of socks at any gauge and with any yarn.  
  • 8 Lessons

    Five By Five Cowl

    In this workshop, you'll learn how to make the purl stitch, ribbing, provisional cast on and two methods for grafting while knitting a beautiful infinity loop cowl.

  • 9 Lessons

    The Multicraftual Maker

    There is a unique challenge that affects people who love more than one craft. We want to make all the things, but there is only so much time, money, space, and resources to spread around.

  • 4 Lessons

    Leah Learns Design

    Follow along as Leah learns what it takes to design a sweater with the help of our design director, Tabetha Hedrick!

  • 2 Lessons

    Spinning with E-Spinners

    Join spinning instructor, Debbie Held, and learn to spin with e-spinners like the Ashford E-Spinner, Hansen Minispinner, and Nano EEW. Learning to harness the power behind your e-spinner so that you’re the one in charge is the ultimate in intentional spinning.

  • 9 Lessons

    Learn to Knit: First Scarf

    Dip your toes into the world of knitting with our Learn to Knit: First Scarf online workshop, taught by Tabetha Hedrick.

  • 1 Lesson

    Stripes in Tapestry

    Join Janna Maria Vallee as she leads you through multiple approaches to creating stripes in tapestry including horizontal and vertical stripes.

  • 21 Lessons

    Knit Your First Sweater

    In this course, Tabetha Hedrick walks you through the entire process of knitting your first sweater. From reading the pattern and swatching, to knitting through finishing, we are with you the entire way!

  • 7 Lessons

    School Orientation

    Welcome to the School of SweetGeorgia! We encourage you to start here and let us show you around the School of SweetGeorgia website.
  • 19 Lessons

    Mastering Gauge

    Learn the best methods for creating a gauge swatch, master the sure-fire ways of measuring, and above all, learn all the tips and tricks you need to ensure that your knitting comes out perfect every single time.

  • 16 Lessons

    Become a Lace Knitter

    In this course, Tabetha Hedrick brings you right to the basics of lace so that it’s not overwhelming. In fact lace is really approachable and when we’re done, you’re going to have a whole new world of light, beautiful fabrics to explore.

  • 14 Lessons

    Plan Your Make Nine

    Choose nine projects you want to complete this year, plan them out, and revel in your success!

    But where to start? Luckily, Tabetha Hedrick is here to help you plan your perfect Make Nine step-by-step in this workshop.

  • 9 Lessons

    Spinning with Suspended Spindles

    If you've ever wanted to venture into the world of spinning, using suspended spindles is a great way to start. All you need is a spindle and some fibre to start creating beautiful handspun yarn to knit and weave with.

  • 7 Lessons

    Symphony Mini Workshop

    Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create the beautiful symphony shawl, from working the lace pattern, colour patterns, how to bind off and more. So no matter what knitting level you are at, you'll be able to create this cozy accessory this holiday season.
  • 9 Lessons

    Gentle Tidings Mini Workshop

    In this series of videos, Tabetha walks you through the techniques to create this beautiful triangular shawl with mosaic knitting so, no matter what knitting level you are at, you'll be able to create this cozy accessory this holiday season.  
  • 10 Lessons

    Multishaft Weaving Basics

    Learn to weave! In this multishaft weaving course, we will learn how to dress a table loom and floor loom and weave a sampler project.
  • 10 Lessons

    Fundamentals of Tapestry

    Tapestry weaving is an art that has been around for hundreds of years and it continues to capture the imagination of artist and admirers today. In this course, Janna Maria Vallee teaches the essential tapestry weaving skill of "meet and separate": a method that helps maintain proper tension and makes gorgeous colour blending in our works possible.
  • 8 Lessons

    Spin to Knit Socks

    Socks are the humblest garment: We put them on our feet, wear them all day and wash them in the general load without really thinking…
  • 8 Lessons

    Spin to Knit a Sweater

    Welcome to Spin to Knit a Sweater! Taught by Rachel Smith, the founder of the Wool n' Spinning blog and podcast, this class is designed to walk you through the process of creating your first garment from your handspun yarn.

  • 11 Lessons

    Shibori Dyeing Basics

    Shibori is a Japanese resist dyeing technique that employs folding, binding, clamping, and pole wrapping to create areas of resist. This dye process can be used to create repeated patterns in fabric and when worked in multiple layers of dye, can produce intricate, mesmerizing fields of colour. Join Mariana in this workshop to discover the basics of Shibori with fibre reactive dyes!

  • 13 Lessons

    Fundamentals of Fibre Reactive Dyes

    Learn the basics of dyeing cellulose yarns and fabrics like cotton, linen, and hemp with fibre reactive dyes. Coming from a strong background in working with acid dyes, Felicia Lo will be looking at how fibre reactive dyes are different from acid dyes and how the processes differ.

  • 13 Lessons

    Rigid Heddle Weaving Basics

    In this course, we are going to be learning how to use this versatile loom with two projects: a sock yarn scarf and a sock/lace scarf. Throughout these videos, you'll learn how to:
    • Calculate how much material you'll need to weave the kind of scarf or wrap you want
    • How to use the direct warp method
    • How to use the indirect warp method
    • How to use a basic weave structure to make a scarf
    • How to finish a scarf
    • Further resources to take your rigid heddle weaving to the next level
  • 15 Lessons

    Essential Weaving

    This course is designed to be an overview of the essential concepts to weave on your rigid heddle loom, multi-shaft loom, or whatever loom you choose.
  • 12 Lessons

    Frame Loom Weaving Basics

    Weaving can sometimes be a little bit intimidating to people to get started because it seems like when you start weaving that you need a…
  • 11 Lessons

    Carding for Colour

    In this workshop, Katrina Stewart will be introducing you to the wonderful world of carding so you can create beautiful fibre for spinning and weaving.

  • 6 Lessons

    Designer Process with Tabetha Hedrick

    In this workshop, Tabetha goes over the best practices that will help you in working with SweetGeorgia Yarns as a designer (or any other publisher…
  • 10 Lessons

    Epic Cloth Challenge

    Since slow cloth takes more than a month to do, let's do a 9-month-long challenge to make something epic from start to finish. Dream of something more epic than you think you can handle... and let's celebrate what you've made in October, during Slow Fashion October.

  • 18 Lessons

    Modern Colourwork Knitting

    Colourwork knitting encompasses many different styles and techniques of incorporating multiple colours into a single knitted piece. In this workshop, we'll be looking at the techniques for traditional stranded colourwork and how to make it modern through motif, texture, and colour. We'll be looking at working with hand-dyed colours in a colourwork piece as well as the challenges of using popular superwash-treated yarns for colourwork projects.
  • 22 Lessons

    Yarnography: Photographing Textiles

    This workshop is focused very simply on helping you take better photographs of your textiles. If you have ever needed to take a photo of your yarn, your spinning fibre, your skein of handspun, or a sweater that you knit. By the end of this workshop, I want you to be taking photographs of your yarn and textiles that are more accurate colour-wise, more effective composition-wise, and that will serve your purposes — as archival reference or as personal or profession promotion.
  • 1 Lesson

    Creating Complex Colourways Lecture

    For the several years, I taught this live dyeing workshop to students at our SweetGeorgia Studio. The first year, the workshop sold out within three…
  • 16 Lessons

    Colour Mastery

    Colour has meaning, power, and purpose. It can change how you feel about yourself and others. And our experience and understanding of colour is unique to each of us, depending on our cultural background and what we’ve learned about colour. For many people, there is no formal instruction in our education about colour beyond the colours of the rainbow. Let's explore Colour Theory, Cultural Colour, Wearing Colour and Designing with Colour.

  • 14 Lessons

    Spinning From Scratch

    Learn to spin a continuous yarn using wool fibre and a spinning wheel

  • 34 Lessons

    Dyeing Intentional Colour

    Create your own unapologetic and unique hand-dyed yarns and colourways using acid dyes and protein-based fibres with confidence and intention

  • 48 Lessons

    Dyeing Complex Colour

    Discover new ways to add complexity and richness to your hand-dyed colourways using acid dyes and protein-based fibres. This course builds upon our foundation of creating intentional colour and explores hand-dyeing techniques to add that elusive depth and richness that makes colours sing.