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Corinthian Tam

Irregular crown decreases give the knitter freedom in this sweet tam.

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Angela Hahn says, "Crown decreases do not have to occur at regular intervals! This allows great leeway when adapting stitch patterns for hats." She manipulated the hornet's nest pattern to create shaping from brim to crown in this tam.

Finished Size: 11" diameter at widest point. 17" brim circumference, unstretched, to fit head circumference of 20–23". 
Yarn: Berroco Peruvia (100% Peruvian highland wool; 174 yd [159 m]/100 g): #7142 denim, 1 skein. 
Yarn Weight: #4 - Medium 
Needles: Ribbing—size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" circular (cir). Body—size 9 (5.5 mm): 20" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 
Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle. 
Gauge: 17 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle; 2 reps of hornets’ nest patt = about 4¼" wide. (For gauge swatch, use only Rnds 9–16 of patt.) 
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Accessories 2011 

SKU: EP5871

Author/Speaker/Editor: Angela Hahn

Format: eProject

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