Forest Dweller Tam

Author

Momwithahook Sara Duggan

Introduction

This hat was inspired by a trip to the Big Red Trees along the Coast of California. It is a simple Tam pattern. Very adaptable to your own head and style.

This uses basic stitches like single crochet, half double crochet, and double crochet.

Materials List

Crochet Hook US J/10/6.00MM
Tapestry needle for sewing ends
Lion Brand Wool 100% cocoa (To clean: hand wash, lay flat to dry) 1skein

Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Olive Small amount for Edging

Finished Size

circumference is approx. 33inches which fits my Large head a little loose. If you have dreads or Long thick hair this is perfect.

Gauge

Gauge: 5dc=4inches;circumference is approx. 33inches

Notes

Stitches Used:

Double Crochet
Decrease Double Crochet
Single Crochet
Slip Stitch
Ch2 does not count as first DC (it is used as a filler)

Do not join unless noted

Resources:

Double Crochet (DC) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gQMTXrIP40

Decrease Double Crochet (DC2tog) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxwqTkbx4xI

Changing Colors – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3DnuYR9dCg

The Pattern

Pattern is available on Scribd – 10 Easy hats to Crochet 

 

 

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