Origin of pointelleprobably from point (noun) + -elle from Fr, diminutive suffix
Pointelle is a delicate-looking fabric that is woolen or knitted and has little eyelet holes to create the appearance of lace.
The fabric used for a feminine, delicate-looking knitted shirt with little eyelet holes that make the shirt look lacy is an example of pointelle.
- Wrap cardigans such as the plus size cotton pointelle sweater offered by Avenue, can be worn three different ways.
- Pointelle Pullover Sweater-A lightweight deep v-necked sweater with ribbing and dolman sleeves.
- Delicious -- This nylon pointelle mesh French brief comes in 16 colors and retails for $28.
- Lace-trimmed pointelle chemise in black, magenta or seafoam.