Reminiscent of feathers or flames, the cables work their way through the lace and integrate in the crown shaping.
Pattern is fully charted and is provided in 3 sizes. This tam could easily be made slouchier, however, you will likely need more yarn.
Knit & purl stitches
Knitting in the round
Increase and decrease technqiues
Alternate cable or tubular cast-on
To fit sizes: 19 (21, 23) in/ 48.25 (53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished sizes: 16.5 (18.5, 20.25)in/ 42 (47, 51.5) cm
Swatch: 29yd/26m for a 6in x 6in swatch in St.St with 3.25mm needles
Hat: 181 (199, 255) yd/166 (182, 233) m
24sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm over St.st on 3.25mm needles
26 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over Twisted Rib
Recommended yarn: 100g/255yd/233m Shibui Knits Baby Alpaca DK
Needles: 3mm & 3.25mm DPNs or circulars
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