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Nefertem

Knitting
April 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
395 yards (361 m)
One Size - 51" across top edge, 19" from top edge to bottom
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Named for the Egyptian god of beauty and healing, Nefertem is worked from the center top edge and increased outward to create the semi-circular shape. The border is adorned with lace that features a lotus motif and a delicate scalloped edge. The lotus flower is common in ancient Egyptian art. The god Nefertem is usually depicted wearing a lotus headdress.

This pattern contains both charted and written instructions for the border, “Lotus”, stitch pattern.

Errata (on older versions of the pattern only. The errata has been corrected on v 2.0.):

There is a typo in the instructions for the bind off on the pattern, it should read:
Bind Off: Insert the crochet hook into the first st on the needle purl-wise, *(chain 4 sts, insert the hook into the next three sts on the needle purl-wise, yarn over, pull the hook through the three sts - 2 sts on the crochet hook, yarn over, pull the hook through the two sts - 1 st on needle) repeat from * 76 times.

Errata on the instructions for the set up row for the lace border. Should read:
Row 2: k2, slip marker, p1, (place marker, p16) 11 times, slip marker, k2