Saxifrage Tam by Veronik Avery

Saxifrage Tam

January 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on larger needles in charted pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
300 yards (274 m)
one size
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The Saxifrage Tam by Véronik Avery pays homage to the brightly colored yokes of Icelandic sweaters as well as the low-lying plant found all over Canada. With eight different colors of Ístex Léttlopi called for in the pattern, there’s plenty of options for customization. 

Pattern is charted.

finished measurements
Approximately 26” around x 9” high

ÍSTEX LÉTTLOPI (50 grs): 1 ball each #0057 Grey Heather (C1), #0054 Light Ash Heather (C2), #9427 Rust Heather (C3), #1416 Moor (C4), #1415 Rough Sea (C5), #9418 Stone Blue Heather
(C6), #1417 Frostbite (C7), and #9431 Brick Heather (C8)
Note: If using leftover yarn, you will need 1 full ball C1; 40 yds each C2, C4, and C6; 20 yds each C3, C5, and C8; 10 yds C7.

needles and notions
16” circular needles, sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm) or size to obtain gauge
1 set (4) double-pointed needles (dpns), size 5 (3.75 mm)
6 st markers (1 a different color for beg-of-rnd)
Tapestry needle

22 sts and 25 rounds = 4” in St st in charted pattern on larger needle(s)
To save time, take time to check gauge