Forest Dweller Tam

Sep 21, 2009
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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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Comments

bobbilovesit wrote
on Feb 7, 2010 11:37 PM

Love it! Thanks so much for posting!

pstephens wrote
on Feb 17, 2010 1:36 PM

thanks for posting this free pattern - looking forward to testing this out!

pstephens wrote
on Feb 17, 2010 1:36 PM

thanks for posting this free pattern - looking forward to testing this out!

Blu1974 wrote
on Feb 23, 2010 11:25 PM

Thanks for posting, Great pattern. I made one today in a matter of a few hrs. Once I take a pic of it I'll post it.

Thanks again,

Blu

woodrabbit88 wrote
on Mar 14, 2010 4:50 PM

Awesome hat !! I've got to try this one!! That's for posting the pattern.

martha davis wrote
on Mar 25, 2010 9:36 PM

I'm fairly new to crochet, can do shells and afghans, after reading this pattern through, I think  it will be do-'able.  I really appreciate your sharing this project.  Thank you so much.

surlevent wrote
on Mar 31, 2010 9:26 AM

Oh, thank you for this!!!!!

sylviafo wrote
on Mar 31, 2010 4:52 PM

i made one already. getting ready to make another! simple project done in under an hour!

lolalulu wrote
on Apr 1, 2010 9:10 AM

Very nice color matching...makes me feel in the forest. I will start my new project with this pattern . Thank you for posting. 

cdevenney wrote
on Oct 6, 2012 3:03 PM

How do I get the pattern?

cdevenney wrote
on Oct 8, 2012 3:38 PM

How do I get the pattern?

nashoba wrote
on Nov 12, 2012 10:03 PM

Great  I love the colors on it.

nashoba wrote
on Nov 12, 2012 10:04 PM

Great  I love the colors on it.