Native American Reproduction
Designed and Handloomed by Sharon Nani ~ a Non Native and owner of The Knit Tree
This Unique Knit Cap honors the Salmon of the Pit River Tribe of Northeastern California. The Pit River Tribe is composed of eleven bands: (ACHUMAWI, AJUMAWI, ATSUGEWI, APORIGE, ASTARIWI, ATWAMSINI, HAMMAWI, HEWISEDAWI, ILMAWI, ITSATAWI, KOSEALEKTE, MADESI). Several members of the tribe have called and requested that The Knit Tree include some of the Pit River tribal designs on our caps. Special thanks to Leta for requesting and critiquing this design This Salmon beanie was knit to fulfill those requests. We always appreciate hearing from the members of the various tribes and are honored to offer this 3 Salmon in a Circle beanie
This Basketry Cap Style with roll hem is a design which is offered in Sizes New Born, 6 Month, Child and Adult Caps. The featured Salmon design is 3 Salmons circling the cap. The salmon here is pictured on the Adult size cap, The 3 salmon are spaced closer together to fit the child and baby caps to maintain 3 salmons in the circle.
The rolled hem in this style of basketry cap gives it the elasticity to fit most a wide range of sizes. Newborn, 6 - 12 Months, Child (19" in diameter) and Adult: one size fits most. The adult size measures approximately 21" in diameter. This stretches comfortable to fit the 23" head. If for some reason you feel you need an extra large, please contact us through customer service.
You can type in the main color of the cap in the text box below. In all cases the band will be blue with the salmon motif as black. In our sample the main color of the cap is also black. Choose your main color from the Merino Yarn Chart.
Click Here is see a View of the available Custom color choices in our merino wool yarn chart with the color names
Pit River Salmon Art Style
Inspired from the art of the Pit River Tribe of Northeastern Ca
Hand Loomed for Quality Workmanship and Personal Care
Soft and Silky Merino Wool Yarn
Care Instructions: Merino Wool :Hand Wash Cold Water and Lay Flat to Dry
Design: Motif: 3 Salmon in a Circle
Type in Main Color in the text box below: (in the photo it is Black) The band color will always be Blue and the 3 Salmon Motif: Black
Choose Size below: New Born or 6-12 M ($18), Child ($24) Adult ($28)
An acrylic version of this cap with the 3 salmon can be found in the acrylic Category of Caps