Green shoots tam by Kate Davies Designs

Green shoots tam

January 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork in the round
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
656 yards (600 m)
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Green Shoots Tam

A jolly tam for January, looking forward to brighter days ahead

Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% Wool; 30% Mohair; 100m / 109yds per 25g ball)
1 ball of each of the following shades:
A Foxglove
B Hirst
C Lochan
D Garth
E Stockiemuir

Needles and notions
Below gauge-size circular needle (40cm / 16in) for rib
Gauge-size circular needle (40cm / 16in) for hat body
Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working crown shaping
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

28 sts and 36 rounds to 10cm / 4in over colourwork in the round using gauge-size needle (washed and blocked)
Use 3mm needle as a starting point for swatching.

One size to fit head with 51-56cm / 20-22in circumference
Be sure to check your gauge, and block finished hat appropriately.

Pattern notes
This colourwork tam is knitted in the round from the bottom up, following a chart, which is read from right to left throughout.