Venture by Francoise Danoy


August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch (after blocking)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
250 yards (229 m)
Circumference: 20 inches (51cm), Length:11 inches (28cm).
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This pattern is available for $9.00.

I received a few concerns that using food motifs on a Māori named hat pattern is in violation of Māori tikanga. As this community consists of both Māori and non-Māori and was addressed in this space, I have decided to use this opportunity to share what I am learning regarding tikanga — a topic that is often shrouded in mystery when it doesn’t have to be. You can read the full blog post on my Patreon.

My hope in creating designs is first and foremost to spread aroha and stories close to my heart. With a trusted group of advisors to help me navigate and connect to my cultural heritage, I feel pulled to representing mahi that best expresses that.