Miranda Tam by Meghan Jones

Miranda Tam

November 2011
yarn held together
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette after blocking
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
137 yards (125 m)
Size (field): Size 18” band circumference will stretch to 22” circumference; 10½” crown diameter, after blocking
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Miranda Tam was inspired by the 1960s and the unrivaled celebration of color.
This particular floral design is based on an Art
Nouveau Window that I sketched a copy of and
then modified to fit the shape of the tam.

Notes Below pertain to the Ravelry Download version

18” band circumference will stretch to fit 22”
head circumference

[MC] Cascade Yarns, Cascade 220 Sport 100%
merino wool; 164yds/50g
; color #8010 Natural,
1 skein
[CC] Crystal Palace Yarns, Mini Mochi 80%
merino wool, 20% nylon; 195yds/50g
; color #316
Equinox, 1 skein

1 US #2/2.75mm 16” circular needle
1 US #4/3.5mm 16” circular needle
1 set US#4/3.5mm double pointed needles
Tapestry needle, embroidery needle, stitch marker,
‘Solvy’ dissolvable stabilizer, black marker, straight
pins, 11” diameter dinner plate for blocking.

17sts/32 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch on larger
needle after blocking

The Vertical Stripes Pattern and the i-cord loop are
worked with the CC striping yarn held double, you
may want to wind this ball into two separate balls for
ease of knitting.