Mixing the Grape and the Grain by KaRi Wymer

Mixing the Grape and the Grain

September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in garter
US 7 - 4.5 mm
3.25 mm (D)
475 - 510 yards (434 - 466 m)
81" x 13"
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I was once told that mixing crochet with knitting was like “mixing the grape and the grain” - it should never be done. I think the two crafts work well with each other and set out to show that off. This simple shawl shows off how a few stitches in each craft can come together and form beauty.

On this shawl, you work from the bottom up by first crocheting the border, and then picking up stitches to knit up to the bind off. It goes faster as you knit because every row gets a bit shorter with each turn of the needle. A built in edge ease was added to give the stretch necessary to lay across your neck smoothly.