—Donna Tartt, “The Secret History”
This is a pattern for a knitted tammy worked using the stranded colourwork technique and worked from the bottom rib up with decreases shaping the crown.
This pattern contains a colour chart for the corrugated rib, a colour chart for the rest of the hat, and a symbol chart for the rest of the hat for you to colour as you like.
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Shetland 4ply by Gathered Sheep Yarns; Fingering; 100% Pure Shetland Wool; 233yds (213m) / 55g
approximate yarn amounts:
colour A (Brazil Nut) - 55yds (50m)
colour B (Purple Jam) - 35yds (33m)
colour C (Vampires Blood) - 35yds (30m)
colour D (Magentibus) - 35yds (33m)
colour E (Dark Arts) - 55yds (50m)
colour (F (Blue Haze) - 55yds (50m)
colour G (Peony) - 65yds (60m)
colour H (Fairy Pink) - 55yds (50m)
colour I (The Ducks Egg) - 20yds (18m)
2.75mm (us no 2) circular 24in/60cm
3.25mm (us no 3) circular24in/60cm and DPNs 6in/15cm (crown)
gauge: 28 sts x 32 rows = 4in/10cm
measured over stranded stockinette on larger needles
Some knitters work stranded and single-coloured at different gauges. Change needles, as needed, to keep gauge the same throughout.
approximate finished size:
one size fits many; 21-25 in/53cm-63.5 cm head
needle to weave in ends, st marker