Such hand-made shawls are quite elegant and gorgeous in appearance and they normally take less time and effort to be made at home. As a beginner, you have the option to try out simple patterns of garter and stockinette and if you have the required skills, you then try out with complex and delicate patterns like that of cables, shell and lace. You can also try with other additional combinations through perfect knitting of your own hand made designs. These shawls match perfectly with all types of outfits from simple to classic attire. While going for the complicated just make sure you have the required yarns and needles to carve out such designer patterns in every row of the shawls.