Knitting, SweetGeorgia

Ocean Grove by Angela Tong

Inspired by the abundant Victorian architecture in Ocean Grove, New Jersey, this light, lovely shawl by Angela Tong, knit up in our Botanica Party of Five set (hello spring!) is a gorgeous accessory for the warmer weather season that nears. Highly textural stitches in a stunning gradient add layer upon layer of depth, detail, and beauty. We can’t get enough of it!


51″ / 129.5 cm wingspan and 22 ½” / 57 cm deep

1 SweetGeorgia Yarns Party of Five set in Botanica (525 yds / 480 m total; 80% Superwash merino, 20% Nylon)

Size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle, 40″ / 100 cm long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Stitch markers, tapestry needle

20 sts and 32 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Ridge pattern, after blocking.

We love getting to know the designers behind the knit, so we asked Angela ….

What is your favourite part about your design?

I love the combination of stitch patterns that form the body of the shawl, but I also adore the gradient colors of the yarn. I think the knitters will enjoy knitting the simple repeats of the pattern stitches. The stitches are not hard but gives a highly textural effect.

What is your favourite guilty pleasure?

Late night snack run to the store.

What is your favourite spring or summer flower?


You can find the Ocean Grove shawl knitting pattern on our website HERE and on Ravelry. When you knit it, show off your colours on social media with the hasthag #sweetgeorgiayarns so we can see!


About Tabetha Hedrick

Tabetha Hedrick, Design Director for SweetGeorgia Yarns, lives by the belief that joy comes when fully participating in the present moment. And that joy is ever so easy to find when immersed in the world of fibre! When not knitting, writing, editing, or researching, she fills the time raising two girls, two dogs, and one husband in Tennessee.

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