New Course // Knitting with Hand-Dyed Colour
We’re super excited to share with you this latest addition to the SOS site: Knitting with Hand-Dyed Colour taught by Felicia Lo Wong!
In this course, Felicia teaches how to develop a working understanding of colour so you can more confidently choose colours and colour combinations for your crafts. By the end of this course, we want you to have more than just definitions of colour theory terms, but to be able to pick up any skein of yarn in any colour, and have an idea of what you would combine with it and why. To look at a knitting pattern and be able to envision what colours you would use for it and why.
We’ll learn about traditional colour combinations and harmonies, and then expand and morph those combinations into unique palettes. Colours that express yourself and your identity. We talk about how to apply these colour combinations to knitting specifically, but these same considerations can be made for any other craft that you’re doing – whether it’s crochet, weaving or quilting.
Click here to learn more at Knitting with Hand-Dyed Colour and have fun playing with colour to discover your own unique voice and colour sense. We would love to see and hear about your progress as you work your way through the course – join us over at the SOS forum space to share any questions and show us your own colour play!
Now Available // Spinning Mix-In Sets
Inspired by the treasure trove of luxurious spinning fibres that Debbie Held showed in our Blending Boards: From Rolags to Rovings course, we decided to create a starter set of spinning “mix-ins” that you can sprinkle into your carded batt preparations. Mix and combine these in your blending board creations or drum carded batts to add sparkle, gloss, shine and texture!
Click here to shop the Spinning Mix-In Sets at the SweetGeorgia site, and add your own spinning fibre to build unexpected combinations of colour to enjoy!
Live Office Hours // April
Thank you so much to everyone who joined in last week’s Live Office Hours session – it was great to see you all online! Our next session is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 29 at 10am PDT. Save the date and join us for a chat and to get any fibre arts questions answered by Felicia.
If you can’t make it, we always post the video on the SOS online library afterwards for all members to enjoy – view the archives HERE! And if you have a fibre arts question you’d like Felicia to cover in the next Live Office Hours session, send it in advance to: email@example.com. We look forward to chatting about it!
Wishing you an enjoyable spring and Easter long weekend filled with colour and creativity,
The School of SweetGeorgia team