Five Laceweight Knits for Summer

Five Laceweight Knits for Summer.

The days are running far longer, growing warmer (and muggier) with each new sunrise. You might think I’m a little nuts to be talking about knits for the summer, but imagine those cool evenings out roasting marshmallows, or those restaurants that crank up the AC way beyond a comfortable level. Think about the summer wedding you might attend where a little accessory does the heart good or small gift to make for your elderly neighbor down the street. Knitting remains a constant in my life, even in the summer months.

But, it doesn’t have to be all wool sweaters all the time! Lightweight yarns enable you to savor your favourite craft without the discomfort. I may be a little biased here, but our laceweight yarns, such as Merino Silk Lace, CashSilk Lace, and Silk Mist, go even further by promising luxury and delight! Grin!

If you need a little inspiration, here are five laceweight knitting projects that you can whip up quickly and still come out looking like an easy, breezy, ready-for-summer rockstar.

Spring with SweetGerogia, Vol. 1. Knitting patterns.

Taevas – $8 CAD Stunning, luscious openwork that only looks complex blends beautifully with the crescent shaping. It’s beautifully lightweight, promising pure lace bliss.

Spring with SweetGerogia, Vol. 1. Knitting patterns.

Elysian – $8 CAD This fabulous shawl is perfect for the knitter who wants to a unique shape and a chance at a bit of colour play. Try Peony with Beach House, Mint Julep and Apricot, or Juice Box with Mist.


Shattered Sun – $8 CAD Dress up those cool evenings out with this half-pi shawl. It features an insanely easy asymmetrical lace and charming ruffles.


Twig – $8 CAD Ultra-lightweight and feminine, this shawls shines in the delicate halo of our Silk Mist yarn. It’ll feel like the soft kiss of a breeze on your neck when worn with a fancy little sundress.


Rivoli – $8 CAD A gorgeous wide lace borders the edge of this crescent-shaped shawl, with little beads for a little bling. It’s perfect for those chilly office hours.

Do you shy away from knitting in the warmer part of the year?


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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