Diamond Dust Tam by Anne Podlesak

Diamond Dust Tam

December 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
one size, with a stretchable brim
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This tam with it’s concentric diamond shapes and interestingly cabled crown is a great gift-giving project that you can knit in the weekend from any soft Aran/worsted-weight yarn.

Materials: Approximately 125 yards of worsted weight yarn.
Yarn Details: Hand-spun 2-ply Aran/worsted-weight yarn, 10 wpi, spun semi-woolen from Superwash Merino wool by Oceanwind Knits.
Needles: US9 5.5mm 16″/40 cm circular and DPNs.
Gauge: 4 sts per inch.
Finished size: 18-1/2″ 47 cmhat the band is very stretchy and will fit head circumference up to an inch or more larger).
Notions: Darning needle to weave in ends; stitch markers.