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Salmon Design on this Pit River Replica Knit Native Beanie
Salmon Design on this Pit River Replica Knit Native Beanie
SKU: capa_PRsal1

Native American Reproduction
Designed and Handloomed by Sharon Nani ~ a Non Native and owner of The Knit Tree

This Unique Knit Cap honors the Salmon of the Pit River Tribe of Northeastern California. The Pit River Tribe is composed of eleven bands: (ACHUMAWI, AJUMAWI, ATSUGEWI, APORIGE, ASTARIWI, ATWAMSINI, HAMMAWI, HEWISEDAWI, ILMAWI, ITSATAWI, KOSEALEKTE, MADESI). Several members of the tribe have called and requested that The Knit Tree include some of the Pit River tribal designs on our caps. Special thanks to Leta for requesting and critiquing this design. This Salmon beanie was knit to fulfill those requests. We always appreciate hearing from the members of the various tribes and are honored to offer this 3 Salmon in a Circle beanie

This Basketry Cap Style with roll hem is a design which is offered in Sizes New Born, 6 Month, Child and Adult Caps. The featured Salmon design is 3 Salmons circling the cap. The salmon here is pictured on the Adult size cap, The salmon is downsized to fit the child and baby caps  to maintain 3 salmons in the circle.


  • Pit River Salmon Art Style
  • Inspired from the art of the Pit River Tribe of Northeastern California
  • Hand Loomed for Quality Workmanship and Personal Care
  • Double Bed Jacquard Fabric
  • Main Design: Motif: Pit River Salmon
  • Select Yarn Fiber under Options below:
    Acrylic Yarn or Merino Wool Yarn
  • Care Instructions:
    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 two color version. is shown in Blue / Black with a roll hem. The little thumbnail below it is a sample of three color cap (two colors but  with a band color (Blue / Black / Blue.  this cap was a Child size cap.  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


See a size comparison chart and images for roll hem style versus basketry weave hem




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: None
  • Color 3 is the Salmon  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.

Price: $30.00

Use Name for available colors in the yarn chart for your chosen yarn fiber

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