Learn to knit with Alexa and Emily! The Grain Shawl is part of The Simple Collection - a learn to knit series with excellent free patterns and clear tutorials. From your first scarf, to mittens, socks, and sweaters, learn all you need to know to make modern seamless knits for the entire family.
Is this your very first shawl? We’ve created an in-depth tutorial to walk you through each step!
600 yards worsted / aran weight yarn
700 yards DK weight yarn
800 yards sock / fingering weight yarn
(sample was knit using Sweet Fiber Cashmere Aran, 1 skein of ‘moonstone’, 1 skein of ‘chartreuse’, 2 skeins each of ‘smoke’ and ‘olive’)
Worsted: US #9 / 5.5mm 32” circular needle
DK: US #7 / 4.5mm 32” circular needle
Fingering: US #4 / 3.5mm 32” circular needle
(or as required to meet gauge)
Suggested substitute yarns are shown below in worsted/aran weight.
Aran & Worsted