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kirinphoebe
01-04-2009, 08:48 PM
Hello everyone,

I am looking for a pattern for a simple tam or not-very-slouchy beret, knitted on a circular needle. I would like to do this with worsted wool, bottom up.

Thanks for your help!

Kirin

dustinac
01-05-2009, 11:49 AM
Hi there if the tam pattern is in the round then it can be knit on circs...:thumbsup:

Here is a few that I found that are free
Staircase Tam (http://robincat.blogspot.com/2007/11/maxs-staircase-tam.html)
Bulky Tam (http://www.whatifknits.com/?p=22)
Simon Tam (http://jeshknits.wordpress.com/free-pattern-simon-tam/)
Beret Tam (http://tricofolk.info/images/Documents/Beret_tam_ENGLISH.pdf)(pdf file)

OffJumpsJack
01-05-2009, 12:09 PM
Okay, more of a Newsboy cap (http://members.aol.com/lffunt/guycap.html) than a Tam, but not slouchy at all and has a brim.

I've made a few of them, both using a front post DC (shows as a rib on the outside/RS) and using a back post DC (rib on the inside/WS).

Use the hook, Kirin. :)

-- Jack :guyknitting: