Cosan Tam by Kris Carlson

Cosan Tam

Knitting
November 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
255 - 285 yards (233 - 261 m)
Average Adult Woman
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Cosan is the Gaelic word for path. The diamond clover stranded colorwork pattern evokes a feeling of walking through a garden path surrounded by wild flowers.

An i-cord edge begins this piece. The Tam transitions into a colorwork brim that widens for a classic slouch effect.

Yarn: MC: Navy #6416: 1 ball, CC1: Sky #6882: 1 ball, CC2: Orange #1990: 1 ball, CC3: Canary #1208: 1 ball

Note: Yardage listed for the Knit Picks Palette colorways are sufficient to make this tam and the coordinating Cosan Convertible Mitts.

Materials: two stitch markers, waste yarn and a tapestry needle.

Skill Level: Intermediate. Example of skills: cable cast on, provisional cast on, knitting in the round and stranded work in the round.