Faded Splendor Tam by Janine Bajus

Faded Splendor Tam

October 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette stitch with larger needles, blocked
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.
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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.

Errata: Rounds 15 and 21--the last stitch of these rounds should be Stonewash (not Old Rose).

This eMag was also available for Mac and iPad.