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Five Ultralight Knits for Summer

Five Ultralight Projects for knit and crochet. www.

Hot, sweltering breezes and sticky days under the sun are here again, at least for most of us. Some of you might just be a little leery at the idea of knitting under these soaring temperatures. But, I’m here to say that it doesn’t have to stuffy and uncomfortable! These five ultralight projects are just the ticket for easy, breezy knitting and crochet.

Five Ultralight Projects for knit and crochet. www. Buchanan – $8 CAD Using every inch of our airy Merino Silk Fine, this little shawl is perfectly luxurious for your summer knitting. It’s deliciously simple to work, too, so pair if up with your favourite bright colours (such as Summer Skin, Glacier, or Juice Box) for a gloriously bold accessory.

pattern_starfishstolelightStarfish Stole – FREE This crochet shawl, with its utterly gorgeous openwork, is the epitome of summer. Chain stitches and single crochet make it a literal breeze to whip up, while the feel drape and lightness is pure joy.

Five Ultralight Projects for knit and crochet. www. Reiland – $8 CAD The unique construction is what captures your attention first, but with our Superwash Sport and rich colours, your knitting love will be fully ignited. Delicate lace and captivating texture are positively exquisite from start to finish.

Five Ultralight Projects for knit and crochet. www. North Wind – $8 CAD This quick one-skein hat features a summery zig-zag pattern over a slouchy, chic silhouette. With its soft, lofty feel knit two-stranded in CashLuxe Fine, it’s just the project for year-round knit and wear.

Five Ultralight Projects for knit and crochet. www. Marietta Stole – $8 CAD Luxe, lovely, silk, and lacey … there are too many gorgeous words to describe this stole. Knit up with our CashSilk Lace for a dreamy lightness, you will delight in this deceptively easy shawl.

Do you knit year-round? What are some of your favourite things to knit when the summer months bear down on you?


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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