A Family Tam by Beth Brown-Reinsel

A Family Tam

January 1999
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Toddler - adult
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The tam is made from four colors of yarn, but never more than two in a round, as is customary in traditional Fair Isle knitting. It is comprised of ribbing, a border pattern area, and the wheel area in which the top part of the tam is created.

Featured Techniques: Double Cast-On, Tubular Ribbing, Working with a yarn in each hand, Traditional border and tam wheel patterns, The center double decrease, I-cord finish.

Yarn: sport weight

Sizes: 18”, 20”, 22”, 24” (toddler through adult)