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Escalier Tam

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This pattern is in the Homegrown Hat Collection.


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Item code: 2295

The Espalier Tam is festooned with architectural twisted stitches akin to the source of its name, the garden practice used to train trees, shrubs, or woody vines into a sometimes flat, decorative configuration not normally formed by nature itself. Knit this tam in the round if you love Bavarian stitch patterns with just a touch of lace. It’s a member of the Homegrown Hat Collection, naturally.

18 (21.5)” circumference
9.5” diameter at widest point



Cables, lace, decreases, knitting in the round

Yarns used: Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup Fingering in Pumice (left), Quince & Co Tern in Columbine (right)

  • Fingering weight yarn, approx 200 yds
  • US size 3 (3.25 mm) needles or size needed to achieve gauge
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle

Worked from the ribbed brim to the crown in the round

28 sts & 35 rnds = 4”/10 cm in patt st

Save time by making a swatch;
Change needle size if necessary to achieve gauge.




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