Learn to Knit: First Scarf

Dip your toes into the world of knitting with our Learn to Knit: First Scarf online workshop, taught by Tabetha Hedrick.

Tabetha Hedrick · June 3, 2020

Dip your toes into the world of knitting with our Learn to Knit: First Scarf course! Taught by Tabetha Hedrick, this online workshop covers all of the basics steps of how to start knitting, including:

  • how to get those stitches onto the needle using the long tail cast on.
  • working the basic knit stitch.
  • how to bind off, finishing your knitted project.

With these new skills, you’ll knit a garter stitch scarf to keep you cozy and show off your wonderful new knitting skills! You can find a free pattern for this garter stitch scarf here!

If you run into any trouble, we’ve included a troubleshooting video, plus you can always chat with us in the SOS community forums! We’re here to help and support you on your fibre arts journey!Plus, tag us on Instagram with #sosknitting and #schoolofsweetgeorgia!

We're celebrating Black Friday weekend at the School of SweetGeorgia with a special gift for all SOS members. From now until the end of November 29th, enjoy a $25 credit to put towards any pattern downloads from the SweetGeorgia online shop!⁠

Whether you’re interested in knit, crochet or weaving patterns to compliment the courses you’re working on at the School, we hope they bring you new projects ideas and further fibre arts learning enjoyment. The code for the discount can be found at the resources page — direct link in bio »⁠

Not yet an SOS member and interested in joining? Learn more about the different membership plans available and join us today — we hope to see you there!⁠

shown here: ⁠
Tabetha Hedrick's @tabismiles Subtle Glitter shawl⁠

#schoolofsweetgeorgia #soscommunity #blackfriday #knitting #knittingpattern #sosknitting

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The Craft Revival is Sunday, November 27 from 10 am to 4 pm. Makes by Momma Bakes will be located at the Red Lion Smokehouse. Come on out and check out her high quality winter hats. Featured here are variations on the Hudson Bay design.#makesbymommabakes #craftrevivaltbay #sosknitting

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My show schedule for the season has been finalized! Check out Makes by Mommabakes at the following venues:

🧶Sunday, October 30 (10 am to 4 pm)
Location – Thunder Bay
55 Plus Centre: 700 River St.
Craft Room 1

🧶Saturday, November 19 (11 am to 3 pm)
Location – Nipigon
TBA: Nipigon Legion OR Community Centre

🧶Sunday, November 27 (10 am to 4 pm)
Location – Thunder Bay Waterfront
Exact location TBA

🧶Saturday, December 3 (1 pm to 4pm)
Location – Red Rock Recreation Centre
#makesbymommabakes #mbymknitwear #sosknitting #craftshowsthunderbay #craftshows

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For SOS makers taking part in the the fun of Socktober, the Spinning Study Group, or for anyone new who joined us during our Spinning Summit, we have some new tutorials for you to discover at the SOS site. These spinning and knitting tips and techniques are great to bookmark and quickly reference while working through your fibre arts projects.⁠

For Socktober knitters, Tabetha's @tabismiles new Faux Circular Gauge Swatch tutorial will help you save both some yarn and time (plus help with making sure those new handknit socks fit) when knitting a gauge swatch for your next sock project. Find the video over at our SOS tutorials page!

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Fall is golden! Cozy cable hat. Pumpkins will be available next week at Twigs in Bloom in Nipigon. #makesbymommabakes #twigsinbloom #sosknitting #staywarm

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You’re going to make your first scarf! Right here, with this simple one worked only in the knit stitch, you’ll end up with a garter stitch scarf to be proud of.

Get the pattern here »


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  • 2 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Superwash Worsted in Beach House (200 yd / 183 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 100% Superwash Merino). The colour listed is what was used in the sample pictured. Feel free to choose your favourite colour.


  • Size 7 US / 4.5 mm needle
  • Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
  • Yarn needle


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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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Course Includes

  • 9 Lessons
  • Course Certificate
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