Easy Knitted Shawl for Beginners. Easy to follow pattern by using simple garter stich to create a soft shawl. Stiches to know: “Knit” and “Yarn Over”. If you are a beginner and want to try a new project, or you are experienced knitter who never tried knitting a shawl before, it is an easy project to work on almost everywhere. No need to check complicated charts in order to get through this easy to learn tutorial.