A Textured Slouchy Tam with Cabled Brim By Erssie Major
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Faolán, meaning Little Wolf, is a scaled down version of the Erssie Knits bulky hat Wolf River. Shown in Knit Picks Swish bulky, this gauge of yarn is widely available in other ranges too. The hat has a deep brim of mock cable with a slouchy body of Diagonal Seed Stitch texture, decreasing to a slightly gathered crown. Whilst the back is floppy and slouchy, the front can be made to cling firmly to the head.
Adult Woman Small (Medium, Large)
Shown here in size Medium.
To Fit Adult Head circumference
19 ¾ (22, 24) inches or 50.17 (55.88, 60.96) cm.
Actual Brim: 18 ¼ (20 ½, 21 ¾) inches or 46.35 (52, 55.25) cm.
14 sts x 19 rows over 4 inches (10cm) in both Mock Cable Stitch and Diagonal Seed Stitch.
The Brim of this hat is close fitting and should fit snugly to the head. The Main Body of the hat increases to a slouchy fit. The Mock Cable Stitch is made by twisting stitches, therefore, no special cable needle is required.
Knit Picks Swish Bulky 100% Superwash Merino Wool
137 yards/100 gram han
1 (1, 2) hanks #25128 Seraphim
Go to Knit Picks to find a huge choice of substitutes.
US 10.5 (6.5mm) dpns and/or circular needles, or needle size
to achieve gauge
1 tapestry needle for weaving in ends
1 stitch marker
Substitute with Knit Picks Wool of the Andes (Bulky Wool),
Knit Picks Cadena (Bulky Wool/Alpaca Blend) or
Knit Picks Comfy (Bulky Cotton/Acrylic Blend).
Skills Used: Knitting in the round, knit, purl, simple decreases.
This is a really easy pattern in a memorable stitch
which produces a biased fabric effect.