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Miranda Tam

Knit this sweet cap with eye-catching embroidery.

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Inspired by the flamboyant embroidery of the 1970s, this tam is patterned with a delicate floral motif. A longstripe color-change yarn creates gently shifting colors within the motif.
Finished Size: Size 18" band circumference  will stretch to 22" circumference; 10½ " crown diameter, after blocking. 
Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport (100% Peruvian wool; 137 yd [125 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #25275 mink heather (MC), 1 skein. Knit Picks Chroma Fingering (70% wool, 30% nylon; 396 yd [362 m]/3½ oz [100 g]: #25232 rollerskate (CC), 1 skein.  
Yarn Weight: #2 - Fine 
Needles:  Band—size 2 (2.75 mm): 16" circular (cir). Body—size 4 (3.5 mm): 16" cir and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; embroidery needle; ‘Solvy’ dissolvable stabilizer; black marker; straight pins; 11" diameter dinner plate. 
Gauge: 17 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st and MC on larger needle, after blocking.
Originally Published:  Interweave Knits, Winter 2011

SKU: EP5450

Author/Speaker/Editor: Meghan Jones

Format: eProject

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