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Changes for 2018: Thanks everyone for your support of our custom knits.  We have accepted all the knit orders we can get done for 2018, you can still place an order, but it will not be processed until 2019.  Merry Christmas!

Thank you for shopping at The Knit Tree. We appreciate all our customers.  After over 45 years of operating The Knit Tree, in 2018, I will be semi-retiring.  My goal is to continue offering you quality custom knit products by narrowing down the number of knits we offer and by taking limited orders on garments (camo jackets, vests, and pants).  I will keep all the Winona Camo, the Native American, and Yarn, Kits and Patterns categories. I will be updating the online store to reflect these changes and look forward to hearing from you in the coming years.
Have a Great Day, Sharon

Hupa Yurok Karuk Tribes of N CaliforniaBasketry Designs Are Preserved In These Keep Sake Blankets from Northern California. Darlene Marshall is the artisan for the Hupa, Yurok Karuk Blankets. Darlene is a registered member of the Hupa Tribe.

These basketry marks are geometric designs. Many Tribes use Geometric Designs in their Basketry and Bead work along with Florals. So the same design may be recognized by a different name dependent upon the area. Some of the Indian Nations that use Geometric Designs within their art are: Apache, Aztec, Blackfoot, Cherokee, Choctaw, Chippewa, Comanche, Chumash, Coast Salish, Fox, Hupa, Haida, ÜInca, Karuk, Klamath, Kwakiutl,ÜLakota, Maidu, Mayan, MeWuk, Miwok, Modoc, Navajo, Nez Perce, Nootka, Ojibwa, Paiute, Pit River, Pomo, Seminole, Shoshone, Sioux, Tlingit, Umatilla, Ute, Wailaki, Washo, Wintu, Yakama, Yokut, Yurok. The book "Language of the Robe" by Robert W. Kapoun with Charles J. Lohrmann shows in many ways the importance of the Native American Blanket and the honor in receiving such a gift.

Native American Blankets are all Custom Knit so you can select your own colors and each design is offered in acrylic or merino wool yarn. Some of the designs are offered in a lap size.

If you would like a design in a lap size in a motif that you do not see offered, contact customer service to see if it can be knit. .

***Each Design is shown once in the page below: Click on the image or its name to go to the product description to see variations and options for each Basketry Design***

ImageNamePriceAdd to cart
Foot Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketFoot Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$140.00
Foot Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap BlanketFoot Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap Blanket$100.00
Friendship Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketFriendship Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$140.00
Friendship Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap BlanketFriendship Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap Blanket$100.00
Friendship Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketFriendship Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$90.00
Friendship Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap BlanketFriendship Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap Blanket$70.00
Frog Foot Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketFrog Foot Design featured on this four color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$140.00
Frog Foot Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketFrog Foot Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$90.00
Frogs Hand is featured on this Native 2C BlanketFrogs Hand is featured on this Native 2C Blanket$90.00
Osprey Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketOsprey Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$90.00
Osprey Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap BlanketOsprey Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Lap Blanket$70.00
Sport's Tattoo Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok BlanketSport's Tattoo Design featured on this two color Hupa Karuk Yurok Blanket$90.00