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Faded Splendor Tam

Knitting
October 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in St st colorwork on larger needles, before blocking.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
920 yards (841 m)
21½" (54.5 cm) head circumference at band; 10¼" (26 cm) diameter at widest point, after blocking.
This pattern is available for download for $5.50.

This classic tam pattern by Janine Bajus is one of six patterns available in the Fall 2011 issue of ColorKnits, a revolutionary digital eMag from Interweave. The tam includes traditional Fair Isle motifs and muted colors inspired by the lovely shades of faded Persian rugs. It has three parts: the band, the body, and the wheel at the top, which is formed by seven double decreases every other round. The body is a straight tube; the distinctive tam shape is created by blocking after the knitting is finished.

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