‘Tam o Brodgar’ knitting pattern available to buy online

Picture: Sigurd Towrie

The specially designed Ness ‘Tam o Brodgar’ – inspired by the Neolithic colours and decoration from the excavation. Click the image for a larger version.

The new Ness “Tam o Brodgar” knitting pattern is now available to buy as a digital download to raise funds for our ongoing excavations.

The fundraiser is a collaboration with Orkney Tweed, who stock printed copies of the pattern as well as the wool packs to create your own stylish Ness-inspired hat.

Picture: Sigurd Towrie

Click the image for a larger version.

The decoration on pottery and incised stones from the Ness are the basis for the pattern on the woollen hat, while the colours of Orkney Tweed’s wool are those of the stone and pottery of Neolithic Orkney.

Our sincere thanks go to Nancy, Anna and Sally, who have made this exciting project happen.

The pattern, costing £4, is available as a PDF here.

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