Naniboujou Lodge Hat

from Lisa McFetridge

Naniboujou Lodge Hat Pattern

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Knitting: Naniboujou Lodge Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Infant/Baby

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round
  • work with 2 colors on one round

Pattern Description:

The Naniboujou Lodge in Grand Marais, Minnesota, was built in the early 20th century with a grand room that has a ceiling painted with Cree motifs. It is named for Naniboujou, the Cree god of the woods. The colors are reds, oranges, greens, blues and yellows that jump out at the viewer. That ceiling, along with a fellow Raveler, Carriegoon, is the inspiration for this hat - a tall hat in three sizes: Infant, Child/Small Adult & Large Adult. Earflaps are knit flat, then stitches cast on between the earflaps, joined and finished in the round. The earflaps are a colorful bird motif which can be knit all at once, or portions of the eyes can be duplicate-stitched after completion (much easier!)


Materials: Note - actual color numbers are used here, but since this is a stashbuster hat, substitute what you have for smaller amounts!
Worsted Weight yarn - Cascade 220 used in photos

MC #9552 Maroon 60 (70, 80) yds / 55 (64,73) m
CC1 #9615 Bright Nectarine (orange) 25 (30, 35) yds/ 22.5 (27, 32) m (includes pom pom)
CC2 #9604 Blue Curacao (med blue) 30 (35,40) yds/ 27 (32, 36.5) m (includes braids)
CC3 #2409 Palm (medium green) 10 (13,15) yds / 11 (14, 16.5) m
CC4 #2415 Sunflower (bright yellow) 10 (13,15) yds/ 9 (12, 14) m
CC5 #8895 Christmas Red 10 (13, 15) yds/ 9 (12, 14) m
CC6 #8908 Anis (cyan blue)14 (16,18) yds / 13 (15, 17) m
CC7 #7826 California Poppy (pale orange) 6(7, 8) yds/6 (7, 7)m
CC8 #8762 Deep Lavender (purple) 6 (7, 8) yds /5.5 (6.5, 7.5) m
CC9 #8910 Citron (lime green) 6 (7, 8) yds / 5.5 (6.5, 7.5) m
CC10 #8912 Lilac Mist (pale purple) 5 (5, 5) yds / 5 (5, 5) m

US size 8 / 5 mm 16 or 24 in circulars OR size needed to obtain gauge

US size 8 / 5 mm DPNs to finish top decreases or same size as above

2 Stitch holders, 1 Stitch marker, Sharp Darning Needle

Optional:
Thin fleece liner to line finished hat;
Size G crochet hook

Gauge:
20 sts x 27 rows = 4 in/10cm in stranded st stitch, blocked

Finished Length: (brim to tip) 8 (9, 10.5) ins/ 20, (23, 23) cm
Finished Circumference: 18 (20, 22) ins / 46 (51, 56) cm

Gauge:

20 sts x 27 rows = 4 in / 10 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • infant, child/small adult, large adult

Materials:

  • worsted weight yarn
  • size 8 circular or DPN (or size to obtain gauge)
  • darning needle
  • stitch markers
  • 2 stitch holders

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220 or Knit Picks WOA

Colorway:

multiple bright colors (11)

About Designer

About Designer

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Lisa has been knitting all her life, Hats and Mittens, Cowls and Doll Sweaters are favorite things to design. They are fast, easy
and visible. Color brings joy to the eyes. Knit. Shop. Love. The secret to life!

Lisa will be the knitting instructor on the Cruise One Knitting Cruise to Canada from Boston in October 2014.

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