November Tam by Outi Kater

November Tam

Knitting
September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
499 yards (456 m)
Average adult head 52-57cm/ 20.5-22.5in
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This tam pattern comes in two sizes and there is a matching fingerless mitten pattern available.

Materials

Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight (4ply weight/
fingering) 100% Real Shetland Wool
(115m/125yds/25g ball)

Yarn A – Shade 134 Aubergine: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn B – Shade 123 Mauve: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C – Shade 2 Fawn: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn D – Shade FC56 Purple: 1 x 25g ball

3mm (UK11/US2-3) short DPNs, set of five, and 3mm
circular needle, 60-80 cm long, or your preferred needles
for working small diameters in the round, or size required
to obtain tension

Stitch markers or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sizing

To fit average adult head 52 (57)cm/ 20.5 (22.5)in
Actual circumference at brim 46 (52)cm/ 18.5 (20.5)in
Diameter 26 (28)cm/ 10.5 (11)in

Tension

28 sts and 46 row = 10cm/ 4in using 3mm needles over corrugated ribbing
32 sts and 34 rows = 10cm/4in using 3mm needles over
colourwork pattern