Haida Gwaii by Heidi Kirrmaier

Haida Gwaii

September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
700 yards (640 m)
55 inches (140 cm) wide; 17 inches (43 cm) deep
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This design is available in English and French and is part of ‘Strong and Free’, a Canadian themed collection created in collaboration with Josée Paquin (UandIKnit).

Ce modèle est disponible en français et anglais et fait partie de la collection canadienne ‘Fort et Libre’ créée en collaboration avec Josée Paquin (UandIKnit).

If you purchase 4 or more patterns from my Ravelry Shop at the same time (add them all to your cart before you check out), you automatically receive a 20% discount.

This design is inspired by the thunderbird which is a prominent feature on many of the totem poles found along Canada’s west coast. It is knit entirely in garter st, and requires picking up sts with a smaller needle, as shown in this tutorial. It could be knit in 2 or more colours; the possible combinations are endless!

Yarn requirements (m / yds):

Colour a (0000 - cream): 320 / 345
Colour b (2400 - black): 160 / 170
Colour c (2120 - red): 65 / 70
Colour d (1503 - turquoise): 65 / 70
Colour e (2392 - tan): 40 / 45