Apple blossoms, clover, and tiny fruits run rings around slouchy this tam in four brim sizes (XS/S/M/L) to fit ages 4 years to adult. Worked entirely in the round with stranded colorwork motifs, the firm fabric of this piece holds its shape well, provides weight to anchor hair in the wind, and adds a cheerful, accent to any outfit, along with a good dose of cozy warmth.
Breakfast Blend Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, or any light, woolen-spun fingering yarn that knits to pattern gauge
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, and yardage requirement.
16(17, 19, 20) inches around brim and 10(10, 12, 12) inches in diameter. Stretches to fit heads up to 18(19, 22, 24)
approximately 165(165, 180, 180) yards each of MC and CC; 60(60, 75, 75) yards AC
26 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needle (unblocked)
32 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in stranded color motifs on larger needle (washed and blocked)
size 4US (3.5 mm) DPNs and 16-inch circular needle for body or size to obtain correct gauge
size 1.5US (2.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle for brim or 1.0 mm smaller than body needle