The design for Fortune draws influence from patikitiki taniko motifs, which can be identified by the diamond shapes taking center stage of the design. The Patikitiki (the flounder fish) is considered to be a token of good fortune, so may this hat bring you good luck on your journey!
Yarns Used: Zealana Artisan HERON (Worsted, 80% Merino, 20% Possum; 109 yards/50 grams). 1 skein in Honey (MC), 1 skein in Charcoal (CC).
Needle: US6 (4mm), US 7 (4.5mm) 16” (40cm) circular needles and US 7 (4.5mm) DPNs or size to obtain gauge.
Yardage: 218 yards (199 meters).
Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4” (10cm) in St. st (after blocking).
Other Notions: Darning needle, stitch marker.
Final Measurements: A: 20 inches (51cm); B: 10 inches (25cm).