Birds of a Feather Tam by Holly Chayes

Birds of a Feather Tam

October 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
5.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
220 yards (201 m)
22" brim circumference
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A fun and fast knit even with the colorwork and lace. This tam has options for a slouchier version, as well as a more fitted version.

This pattern only includes charts, and not written out stitch patterns.

Yardage Needed:120 yards (110 m) of the main color
100 yards (91 m) of the contrasting color

Skills Used:
casting on
reading charts
weaving in ends
knitting and purling
color work (either fair isle or intarsia could be used)
working in the round on DPNs
working in the round on circulars (optional)
yarn over
knit two stitches together
slip, slip knit