This gorgeous lace shawl is a perfect project to begin understanding a few fundementals about lace knitting.
It is a simple triangle shape, using a two row lace pattern and lovely yarn. Click here for close-up.
The stitches used are K-knit, P-purl, YO-yarn over and K2tog-knit two together.
The dynamic design comes from choosing a variety of special yarns and rotating between them. The pattern is for sale.