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Nefertem

Nefertem Shawl
Introducing Nefertem. Previously exclusive to the Loopy Ewe the pattern is now available as a PDF to everyone. 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.

Nefertem Wrapped
This small, semi-circular shawl has been a favorite of mine since I first designed it for the Loopy Ewe sock club last year. I have had many requests for the shawl pattern as a PDF and I am happy to say that the exclusivity period has ended.

The body of the shawl is worked in easy-peasy stockinette, then just when you think you've had enough of the mindlessness that is our beloved stockinette you get to launch into a tricky bit of lace. The 24 row lace pattern gives a delicate touch to the shawl followed by a simple crochet bind off. Even for those of you who are not familiar with crochet this bind off should be easy and is explained in the pattern.

Nefertem Close

NEFERTEM

Sizes: One Size

Finished Measurements: 51” across top edge, 19” from top edge to base of curve

Yarn: Approximately 375 yards fingering weight yarn.
Sample in Madelinetosh, Tosh Sock, 100% Superwash Merino, 395 yds/361m per 114 g skein. Color: Midnight Rendezvous, 1 skein 

Gauge: 14 sts & 26 rows = 4”/10cm in stockinette stitch, blocked.

Needles: 1 set of US 8/5 mm or size to obtain gauge.

Other Materials: tapestry needle, size C/2.75 mm crochet hook, 13 place markers included in these there should be two sets of 4 for “A” and “B” place markers

Price: $6.00 US

The lotus lace pattern is given in both charted and written form.

 

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