November Tam by Outi Kater

November Tam

September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
499 yards (456 m)
Average adult head 52-57cm/ 20.5-22.5in
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This tam pattern comes in two sizes and there is a matching fingerless mitten pattern available.


Jamieson & Smith 2 ply Jumper Weight (4ply weight/
fingering) 100% Real Shetland Wool
(115m/125yds/25g ball)

Yarn A – Shade 134 Aubergine: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn B – Shade 123 Mauve: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C – Shade 2 Fawn: 1 x 25g ball
Yarn D – Shade FC56 Purple: 1 x 25g ball

3mm (UK11/US2-3) short DPNs, set of five, and 3mm
circular needle, 60-80 cm long, or your preferred needles
for working small diameters in the round, or size required
to obtain tension

Stitch markers or waste yarn
Tapestry needle


To fit average adult head 52 (57)cm/ 20.5 (22.5)in
Actual circumference at brim 46 (52)cm/ 18.5 (20.5)in
Diameter 26 (28)cm/ 10.5 (11)in


28 sts and 46 row = 10cm/ 4in using 3mm needles over corrugated ribbing
32 sts and 34 rows = 10cm/4in using 3mm needles over
colourwork pattern