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Lalima Shawlette

from Katherine Vaughan Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Lalima Shawlette
Lalima Shawlette
Lalima Shawlette
Lalima Shawlette

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Lace knitting

Pattern Description:

Lalima is a girl's name meaning "Beauty" in Sanskrit. You'll feel beautiful in this lightweight summer shawlette. The unique shaping and matching borders at the top and bottom show off long color changing yarn to full advantage. The sample shown is in a cotton fingering yarn from Wolle's Yarn Creations.


18 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 64in wingspan by 18in deep [162.5 by 45.5cm].


  • 475 - 500 yards (434 - 457 m) fingering weight yarn
  • US6 (4mm) knitting needles
  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle
  • Blocking wires, pins, & mats