Taiao Hat by Francoise Danoy
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Taiao Hat

Knitting
April 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
300 - 380 yards (274 - 347 m)
Circumference 20”, length 8”
This pattern is available for free.

Taiao is Te Reo Māori for Earth, natural world, country. The inspiration for the name and the final design came from the yarn itself, Moeke Yarns Transylvanian Merino, a rustic and all-natural wool. Together, the yarn and the design for the hat paint together a serene picture of farmstead life with plenty of texture and character and natural colors. With intricate Japanese stitch pattern panels adorning the body that collide into a star-shaped crown, this cute hat will bring the natural world into your everyday attire.

Needles: US#5 16” circular needle and US 6 DPNs

Yarns: Moeke Yarns, Transylvanian Merino (Fingering ;100% Merino ; 382 yards 350 meters / 100 grams) 300 – 380 yards used 270 – 350 meters

Gauge: 24 sts and 40 rnds per 4” / 10cm

Notions: Stitch markers

Final Measurements: Circumference 20”, length 8”

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