Nordland is a tam style hat, inspired by the colors and patterns of the garments of the Sami people of Northern Scandinavia.
Many people find they knit at a different gauge when going from St st to a stranded color pattern, so it’s important to swatch for both and adjust your needle sizes as necessary.
Hat as shown made with 5 colors; very small amounts of each accent color are needed. The had can also be made with only 3 or 4 colors, see notes at end of pattern for suggestions.
Band circumference: 18”
Circumference at widest point: 24.5”
Louet Gems Sport Weight (100% Merino Wool, 225 yards per 100 gr skein) in the following colors:
1 skein Main Color (MC)
Small amounts 3-5 Accent Colors (AC)
Sample shown in Candy Apple Red (MC); French Blue, White, Fern Green, Goldilocks (AC)
Size 2 (2.75mm) 16” circular needles Size 3 (3mm) 16” circular needle
Size 3 (3mm) dpn
Size 4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needles
26 and 32 rnds = 4” on size 3 needle in St st
26 and 29 rnds = 4”on size 4 needle in chart patterns