I am completely blown away. The shawl is so light and airy, so soft, so intricate. I couldn't have possibly made this! The straight edge works surprisingly well, and the beads add a bit of sparkle and interest to make up for the missing scallops.
Here she is, in all her glory:
Close up of the beaded edging. I used some cut crystal beads that sparkle nicely, though you can't tell from this far away.
Last view, just because. Lace knitting truly is magic.
All right, I lied. One more, a close up of the beads:
Now, on to samosa making! (update: filling is cooked and cooling down.)