Mjohoro by Kathryn Folkerth
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Mjohoro

Knitting
October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
210 yards (192 m)
One Size
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Mjohoro, Mhoba, Flamboyant, and the Tanzanian Christmas Tree are all names given to a tree that flowers spectacularly in December. It’s so striking that it is sometimes used as a motif in woodcarvings like those that can be found on massive doors on the island of Zanzibar and along the Swahili Coast.

This is the second pattern in a collection inspired by the intricately carved wooden doors on Zanzibar. The remaining patterns will be released as follows:

Already Released: Duara
Already Released: Mjohoro
October 27: Pembatatu
November 3: Pangani Hat
November 10: Pangani Mittens

Finished Size: Brim circumference of 18.5” / 47 cm and height of 9” / 23 cm.

Yarn Requirements: Approximately yards 210 yards / 192 meters worsted weight superwash wool.

Sample shown in Malabrigo, Rios (100% Superwash Merino Wool & 210 yards / 192 meters per 100g), 1 hank Colorway: Glazed Carrot

Needles and Notions: US size 7 / 4.5 mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge as preferred for working small circumferences in the round plus one size smaller for brim.

1 stitch marker, cable needle, and a tapestry needle.

Techniques used: Cabling, bobble making, decreasing.

This pattern is both fully written and charted so that the knitter may work from either set of directions as preferred.

Many thanks to Dana Gervais for tech editing this pattern. Thank you also to my testers.

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