Victory is a nod to 1940s Fair Isle tams. Cleverly tucked in among traditional motifs, you’ll find the V sign and Morse code used in the WWII-era “V for Victory” campaign.
1 ball of Excelana Wool 4 Ply (174yd / 159m per 50g ball) in each the following 5 colors:
- Cornflower Blue (Main Color)
- Nile Green
- Ruby Red
- Powdered Egg
If substituting yarn, you will need less than 50g / 174yd of 5 colors of fingering weight / 4 ply.
32 sts / 32 rnds = 4” / 10cm in stranded stockinette stitch
2.75mm (US 2) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
One size. Will stretch to comfortably fit head circumferences up to 24” / 61cm. If a slightly larger or smaller size is desired, simply go up or down a needle size from needles that give you correct gauge.
Tam / beret is worked in the round in stranded stockinette, with centered double deceases (explained in the pattern) to shape the crown.
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