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Rita Maassen on craftsy.com
Willich, Germany

As I love knitting so much I decided a few years ago to spend more time with designing knitted garments and create the corresponding patterns. And that's what I do today most of the time. In the ...

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Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'
Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'
Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'
Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'
Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'
Rectangle lace shawl 'Lenja'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl
  • knowledge in lace knitting
  • basic crochet knowledge (single crochets, reversed single crochets)

Pattern Description:

This rectangle lace shawl is knitted in a very easy but effective way: First you knit one border, then you pick up stitches for the shawl center from its long edge and finally you knit the second border directly together with the center.

By repeating the center pattern more often you can easily adapt width of this shawl. The lace patterns are charted.


no gauge necessary


  • 900 yds of any 2ply lace yarn
  • I used 1 skein of DROPS "Lace"

You Will Also Need:

  • US 6 (4 mm) circular needles
  • 4mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

900 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn: