Native American Reproduction
Designed and Handloomed by Sharon Nani ~ a Non Native and owner of The Knit Tree
This Unique Knit Cap honors the Whale of the Pacific Northwest Coast. The Pacific Northwest Coast Art is applicable to many Indian Nations ranging from Alaska to Northern California. This would include: Tlingit, Tahltan, Kaigani Haida, Nisga's, Gitksan, Haida, Haisla, Coast Tsimshian, Nuxalk, Heiltsuk, Nuxalk, Oweekeno, Nuu-chah-nulth, Makah, Coast Salish, Tolowa, Yurok, and Wiyot.
The inspiration for this design came from from a Nootka (Wakashan) onion dome-topped hat from the Peabody Museum, Harvard University.
- Pacific Northwest Coastal Art Style
- Inspired from the art of the Pacific Northwest Coast
- Hand Loomed for Quality Workmanship and Personal Care
- Double Bed Jacquard Fabric
- Main Design: Motif: Whale
Select Yarn Fiber under Options below:
Acrylic Yarn or Merino Wool Yarn
Acrylic: Machine Wash Cold Water and Machine Dry Knit Cycle
Merino Wool: Hand Wash Cold Water Lay Flat to Dry
- Choose your two or three colors from the yarn chart, follow directions below for selecting colors. Then type your color choices in the text boxes below.
- Image pictured on top is a three color version. is shown in Blue/ Ivory/ Black with a roll hem. The little thumbnail below it is a sample of two color in Grey and Wine. Click on images to see enlargements.
- Select Size: Adult: One Size Fits Most, or XL
- Select Hem Style: Roll Hem or Basket weave hem
Sizing varies slightly dependent upon the color and motif combinations
SIZE AND HEM STYLE OPTIONS FOR ADULT CAPS
COLOR OPTIONS FOR CAPS
You can only make 'color substitutes for the template as pictured". Use Color Names from our Yarn Color Chart. The colors are different dependent upon your yarn fiber choice.
Refer to the the Merino Wool chart if you choose a Merino Yarn under OPTIONS
Click Here is see a View of the available Merino Wool color choices in our yarn chart with the color names
Refer to the Acrylic Yarn Chart if you choose an Acrylic Yarn
Click Here is see a View of the available Acrylic color choices in our yarn chart with the color names
Main Image on top:
- Color 1 is the Main or background color: Blue in our sample
- Color 2 is the Band color: Ivory in our sample
- Color 3 is the Whale motif Color black in our sample
REMEMBER IF YOU DO NOT WANT A BAND COLOR: TYPE NONE FOR COLOR 2. This will make it a two color hat.