Knitting Study Group: Lace Mastery

Learn Lace Mastery in the Knitting Study Guide. Become acquainted or challenged with lace knitting in the first half of the guide. Design your own shawl in the second half.
Tabetha Hedrick · March 9, 2022

Welcome to Lace Mastery Knitting Study Guide!

The first four week focus on becoming either acquainted with lace if you are just starting, or challenging ourselves for knitters experienced in lace knitting. The final four weeks focus on designing our own lace shawl, working through the Design Your Own Triangular Shawl course taught by Tabetha Hedrick.

Everyone is welcome to join us for the first four-week section (track A), the last four-week designing section (track B), or the whole study guide! We’re happy you are here!

Follow the Study guidance week by week, with all of the discussion taking place over in the SOS forum group! For sharing your projects on social media, tag #sosknitting and #schoolofsweetgeorgia!

SOS patterns included for SOS members, ideal for the first 4 weeks:

  • Tulsi: Fingering weight yarn / hat / single-sided lace
    (beginner friendly)
  • Cavatina: Fingering weight yarn / shawl / double-sided lace
    (advanced lace)

Pattern suggestions from the SweetGeorgia pattern catalogue with different levels of lace complexity:

  • North Wind: DK or worsted weight yarn / hat / single-sided lace
  • Fireside Lace Set: DK weight yarn / hat & cowl / single-sided lace
  • Lilac Petal: Fingering weight yarn / hat / single-sided lace in ribbing
  • Misra: Fingering weight yarn / cowl / double-sided lace
  • China Rose Shawl: Fingering weight yarn / shawl / single-sided lace
  • Winter Dawn: Fingering weight yarn / shawl / double-sided lace
  • Sugar pop: Fingering weight yarn / shawl / single-sided lace
    (notes from Robyn: beginner – lace with a lot of breaks in between for mindless knitting too)
  • Lights at Night: Fingering weight yarn / shawl / single-sided lace
    (notes from Robyn: eyelets, stash buster, several YO and decreases each row, purl wrong side)
  • Lemon Drop: Fingering weight yarn / shawl / single-sided lace
    (notes from Robyn: easy beginner square shawl)
  • Subtle glitter: Fingering weight yarn / stole / single-sided lace
    (notes from Robyn: beginner lace with a lot of breaks between for mindless knitting too)

You are welcome to knit along with any other pattern as well. Do remember that we cannot share graph photos without the designer’s permission in the forums. Take the time to see what kind of lace it is – is it a kind of lace you’ve knit before?


Week 1-4:

Week 5-8:


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About Instructor

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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