5.12.2013

Happy Mother's Day/Graduation!

On Friday, my sister graduated with her Associate's degree. We're very proud of her accomplishing this big step in life :)  Unfortunately, I was unable to attend her graduation because I just acquired a new position working for Apple from home. So instead of just giving her a card (which of course I did) I made her a tam and named it after her. She loves it so much and wears it almost all the time since I gave it to her early. I'm horrible with keeping things that I make as gifts. I usually give it to them the day after :)

Here is the tam I made for her.


I love the colors of this yarn so much!

As a gift to all mothers and graduates I am giving this pattern to everyone who'd like it :)

Ambersand Tam


Supplies
Lion Brand Homespun Thick & Quick Yarn (color Tudor)
6.0mm Hook (J-10)
Tapestry Needle

Abbreviations
MR - Magic Ring
ch - chain
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
dc2tog - two single crochet stitches together (decrease)
FO - fasten off

Instructions
This hat is crocheted in the round so join each round where the pattern calls for it.

Hat Pattern
R1: MR; ch 3, 16 dc into ring, sl st to join, ch 2 (16)

IN BACK LOOP ONLY FROM HERE ON OUT!

R2: ch 3; *2 dc every two st* repeat, sl st to join (24)
R3: ch 3; *2 dc every third st* repeat, 
sl st to join (32)
R4: ch 3; 2 dc in next st *1 dc in next three st and 2 dc in next st* repeat, sl st to join (40)
R5: ch 3; *2 dc every fifth st* repeat, sl st to join (48)
R6: ch 3; 2 dc in next st *1 dc in next five st and 2 dc in next st* repeat, sl st to join (56)
R7: 
ch 3; *2 dc every seventh st* repeat, sl st to join (64)
R8: 
ch 3; 2 dc in next st *1 dc in next seven st and 2 dc in next st* repeat, sl st to join (72)
R9: ch 3; *2 dc every ninth st* repeat, sl st to join (80)
R10 - 11: ch 3; dc in every st, sl st to join (80)
R12: ch 3; dc2tog every ninth st, sl st to join (72)
R13: ch 3; dc2tog every eight st, sl st to join (64)
R14: ch 3; dc in every st, sl st to join (64)
R15: ch 3; dc2tog every seventh st, sl st to join (56)
R16: ch 3; dc in every st, sl st to join (56)
R17: ch 3; dc2tog every sixth st, sl st to join (48)
R18: ch 3; dc in every st, sl st to join (48)
R19: ch 3; dc2tog every fifth st, sl st to join (40)
*at the end of R19 do invisible stitch to FO*
Weave in ends.

Enjoy your new Ambersand Tam!

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