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SCOTTISH TAM --one size fits all

Donated by J. Barrett, 4/96

MATERIALS:
3 oz Blue sport yarn
1 1/2 oz Red
Tapestry needle
Size I crochet hook

GAUGE: 3 sc=1", 3 sc rows=1"

NOTES: Work in continuous rnds, do NOT join or turn, unless otherwise stated.
Mark first st of each rnd.
Tam is croch eted with wrong side facing up---The back side is the "right side"


DIRECTIONS:

  • rnd 1: with 1 strand each red and blue held tog, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook (6 sc)

  • rnd2: 2 sc in each st around (12)

  • rnd3: (sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) around (18)

  • rnd4: (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts) around (24)

  • rnd5: (2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts) around (30)

  • rnd6: 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 2 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts) 4 times. sc in next st, rep bet (), 2 sc in last st (37)

  • rnd7: sc in first 7 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts) around (42)

  • rnd8: 2 sc in first st, sc in each of next 3 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts) 5 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of last 2 sts (49)

  • rnd9: (sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st) 2 times, sc in next 7 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts) around (54)

  • rnd10: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 4 sts, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts) 5 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of last 3 sts (61)

  • rnd11: sc in first 10 sts, 2 sc in next st, (sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next st) around (67)

  • rnd12: sc in first 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 22 sts (2 sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts) 3 times, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 6 sts (72)

  • rnd13-16: sc in each st around

  • rnd17: (sc in each of next 3 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) around to last 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts (58)

  • rnd18: sc in first 4 sts, sc next 2 sts tog, ( sc in each of next 3 sts, sc next 2 sts tog) across to last 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts (47)

  • rnd19: sc in each st around. fasten off.

  • rnd20: with 2 strands blue held tog join w/sl st in first st, (ch 2, hdc) in same st as sl st, hdc in each st around with 2 hdc in last st (49 hdc) first ch 2 counts as first hdc.

  • rnds 21-23: hdc in each st around. at end of last rnd, join w/sl st in first hdc. fasten off.

    Ball for top of Tam:

  • rnd1: with 2 strands blue held tog, ch 2, 5 sc in 2nd ch from hook (5 sc)

  • rnd2: 2 sc in each st around (10)

  • rnd3-4: sc in each st around

  • rnd5: (sc next 2 sts tog) around; join w/slst in first sc. leaving 8" for sewing. Fasten off. Sew opening closed. Tuck to center of rnd 1 on tam. ####

    NOTE: This pattern is for personal use only. Please don't post it in any form without designer's express permission. This is an original design by J. Barrett and is posted at the CP Pattern Library with permission..

    Please direct reprint requests to designer at jbarrett@wsii.com. (The designer's address was valid when this pattern was posted. If it is no longer valid, please check one of the internet search engines for an updated address.)

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