Pātikitiki Hat and Cowl by Francoise Danoy

Pātikitiki Hat and Cowl

March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in St. st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
560 - 600 yards (512 - 549 m)
Hat circumference 20” / hat length 11”. Cowl circumference 26” / cowl length 10”.
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Pātikitiki is a cozy cowl with an addictive color-work motif that you’ll find hard to put down! The inspiration behind the color-work motif comes from tukutuku, woven panels that can be found decorating the walls of the marae (meeting houses). The central diamond motif is called Pātikitiki, or Pātiki for short. Pātiki is Māori for the flounder fish, representing abundance. The diamonds within the main diamond add to the idea of plenty, signifying layers of abundance. So when you wear the Pātiki, good fortune is sure to follow (perhaps an abundance of yarn?). A perfect addition to any stranded-knitting lover’s handmade wardrobe.

Needle: US 6 (4mm) 16” (40cm) and 24” (60cm) circular needle or size to obtain gauge. Optional: US 6 (4mm) DPNs.
Yarns Used: Infinite Twist Helix (DK / 8 ply ; 100% Merino ; 200 yards / 67 grams). Two colorways used 2 skeins of Badlands (Brown-red) as BC and 1 skein of Sakura (Pink) as MC.
Yardage: BC: 380 - 400 yards / 340 - 360 meters. MC: 180 - 200 yards / 160 meters - 180 meters Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rnds per 4” (10cm)
Other Notions: Stitch markers, darning needle.
Final Measurements: Hat circumference 20” / hat length 11”.
Cowl circumference 26” / cowl length 10”.

Pattern has been professionally tech edited. Includes charts only.