Malabrigo Tam

Knitting, project #151. Completed 2/17/2008.

Worn like a tam.

Worn as a slouchy hat (similar to snood or a Rasta tam).

Yarn: 198 yds worsted yarn — 1 skein Malabrigo Worsted (pure merino wool from Uruguay),
3.5 oz, 216 yds. Color: Velvet Grapes.

Needles: US 8 (5 mm) DPNs
Gauge: About 5 sts and 7 rounds = 1 inch in St st (yarn thickness can vary)

Pattern adapted from these sources:

Finished size: Adult Large to XL, 22 inches
Leftover yarn: About 18.4 yds
Approximate cost: $12 per skein at Webs

Notes: 5-inch crown shaping. Hat is very soft and floppy.