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Holiday Lights Tam

Light up your wardrobe with this beaded tam.

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A simple slipped-stitch pattern with a twist drapes glass seed beads across this hat like strings of twinkling lights. Careful shaping within the bead pattern creates a generous, slouchy-but-sleek tam shape without interrupting the placement of a single bead.
Finished Size: 20½ (27½ )" circumference at widest point; to fit a child (adult). Hat shown measures 27½".  
Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Honor (70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 275 yd [251 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): patina, 1 skein. 
Yarn Weight: #3 - Light 
Needles:  Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; 216 (360) size 6º seed beads; crewel or darning needle (used to string beads). 
Gauge: 21 sts and 32 rnds = 4" in beaded bow st on larger needles.
Originally Published:  Interweave Knits, Winter 2011

SKU: EP5444

Author/Speaker/Editor: Catherine Shields

Format: eProject

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