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TUTORIALS + TECHNIQUES

We’ve been creating tiny tutorials to share tips and techniques with our community. You’ll find everything from how to work a variety of knitting stitches to how to twist a skein of yarn. Please let us know your suggestions on which tiny tutorials you’d like to see us make next!

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Holidays with SweetGeorgia 2020, Seward Shawl by Tabetha Hedrick, knit in SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock and CashLuxe Spark
Tabetha Hedrick

Seward Shawl

In this tutorial, Tabetha Hedrick takes you through how to create its beautiful texture with simple stitches that you already know.

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Tubular Bind Off Tutorial on the School of SweetGeorgia
Tabetha Hedrick

Tubular Bind Off

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a super stretchy ribbed bind off with the tubular bind off method.

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Tubular Cast on Tutorial on the School of SweetGeorgia
Tabetha Hedrick

Tubular Cast On

In this tutorial, learn the tubular cast on that creates a super stretchy and beautiful edging for your knit pieces.

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Purple Tassel, School of SweetGeorgia Tiny Tutorial
Tabetha Hedrick

How to Make a Tassel

In this tiny tutorial, Tabetha shows you how to make adorable tassels that can spruce up any knitted or crocheted project!

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Cumberland lace shawl by Tabetha Hedrick knit in SweetGeorgia Yarn's Party of Five in Cobblestone
Tabetha Hedrick

Crochet Edging

In this tiny tutorial, Tabetha teaches you how to cast off your shawl in a unique and beautiful way with crochet edging. 

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Liddel scarf knitting pattern by Tabetha Hedrick
Tabetha Hedrick

Knit One Below

One of Tabetha’s favourite knitting methods is fisherman’s rib. It looks similar to brioche, but it’s simpler to master and looks just as pretty! In

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Christel Scarf - Adding Fringe to a knitted scarf
Tabetha Hedrick

Adding Fringe

Making fringe is a fun, easy way to embellish your projects and Tabetha is here to show you just how simple it really is! In

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SweetGeorgia Sock Yarn Blank Cherry Blossom
Tabetha Hedrick

Using a Sock Blank

If you want to explore more options in colour with your next fibre arts project, we encourage you to try out a sock blank! In

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How to Steam Block knitted garments in-progress
Tabetha Hedrick

How to Steam Block

In today’s tutorial, Tabetha shows her favourite method of blocking: steam blocking. Steam blocking is a good alternative to wet blocking if you don’t have

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Wet blocking demonstration
Felicia Lo Wong

How to Wet Block

  In today’s tutorial, Felicia is showing you how to wet block! The piece she is finishing is the two pieces of her Sailing Sweater

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Garter pickup example
Tabetha Hedrick

Garter Pickup

In this video, Tabetha shows you another way to pick up stitches when you are using garter stitch. Download the transcript for this video here

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Alternating yarns in a knitting project
Tabetha Hedrick

Alternating Yarns

Alternating yarns in a knitting project can result in loose, sloppy edges and just be a general nuisance. In this video, we give you tips

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Celandine Cardigan in SweetGeorgia Yarn's 2019 Fall Collection
Tabetha Hedrick

Celandine Button Loop

In this tiny tutorial, Felicia Lo demonstrates how to use the Ashford Fringe Twister to make twisted fringe for handwovens.

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Iolanthe sweater design by Sandi Rosner
Tabetha Hedrick

Wrap & Turn Tutorial

  In this video, our design director Tabetha Hedrick shows us how to accomplish short rows with a technique called wrap and turn. Wrap and

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Winding a mohair hand-dyed warp
Felicia Lo Wong

Winding a Warp

In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate winding a 3-yard warp on a warping board to use in a handwoven blanket. If you have any questions

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Mosaic knitting example
Felicia Lo Wong

Mosaic Knitting

In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate how to use the mosaic knitting technique. It’s a colourful technique that is likely easier than you think!

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How to twist a yarn skein example
Felicia Lo Wong

Twisting a Skein

In this tiny tutorial, I demonstrate how I twist a skein of yarn from a loose hank into a twisted skein format.

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Cabled Decreases in Knitting
Holli Yeoh

Cabled Decreases

While a k3tog or sssk can be used for the double decrease, the double cabled decrease is a smooth, more sophisticated alternative.

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Raised Increases in Knitting
Holli Yeoh

Raised Increases

A “raised increase” the least disruptive to the knitted stitches around it and if only a single raised increase is worked, it’s virtually invisible in a ground of stockinette stitch!

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Double Bind-Off
Holli Yeoh

Double Bind-Off

The Double Bind-Off is somewhat similar in look and execution to the three-needle bind-off. Instead of one column of knit stitches there are two columns.

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Japanese Short Rows
Holli Yeoh

Japanese Short Rows

The Japanese short row method uses a smaller loop of yarn than the more widely known “wrap and turn” method and is minimized on the back of the work.

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