Crystal Palace Yarns
knit hat - free tam / beret pattern
Mochi Plus Tam
Designed & Knit by Gail Tanquary
See the matching Mitered Shawl
and 2 Way Vest, too
2 - 50
gm balls Crystal Palace
Mochi Plus, 'autumn rainbow'#557
Crystal Palace Bamboo Circular Needles: Sizes 26" - size 10 & 16" - size
Crochet Hook size H
Two sizes: teen/small adult and regular adult
Gauge: 16 sts = 4" in Stockinette St
Terms & Abbreviations
Provisional Cast On: With size H
crochet hook and contrasting color yarn, ch 50 loosely. Turn the chain so the
bumpy side is facing and pick up 1 st in each bump. [Note that you skip the
first 5 bumps at each end of the crocheted chain.]
Tip: Put "Provisional Cast On" in Google to find various tutorials if you
are unclear on this concept.
WT: work to designated stitch, sl next st from left to
right needle as to purl, bring yarn to front, sl st back to left needle, turn
and bring yarn forward ready to purl.
Wyif: with yarn in front
Using the Provisional Cast on, pick up and knit 40 sts, one in ea bump, starting with
the 5th ch and ending with 5 ch left at end.
1 - (wrong side) Knit to last 3
sts, place marker, K2, sl 1 wyif.
2 - K to within 3 sts of end, WT.
3 - and all wrong-side rows: Purl to last 3 sts, K2, sl 1 wyif.
4 - K to within 3 sts of gap created by last turn, WT.
5 - Purl to marker, K2, sl 1 wyif. 6-17 (19)
Rep rows 4 and 5 until there are 8 (9) groups of 2 sts with gaps between.
End by working a purl row.
18 (20) - K 1 row, slipping needle under wrap and knitting it together with the wrapped
19 (21) -
20 (22) -
21 (23) -
Repeat rows 2-21 (23) seven times more, with 2 garter ridges
separating the sections, but end last repeat by working row 19 (21), having only
one garter ridge at end.
Do not bind off.
Pull out chain from provisional cast on and sl the live sts
onto the 16" circular needle. Place right sides together and work 3-needle bind
off to join.
With size 7 - 16" circular needle, pick up and K one st in
each slipped st along edge of hat 80 (88) sts.
Work in K1-P1 ribbing for 1.25".
Bind off loosely in rib pattern using tip of larger needle to keep bind off
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Crystal Palace Yarns 160 23rd St, Richmond, CA
phone: 510-237-9988, fax: 510-237-9809
Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for Crystal
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co.,
Alameda, CA if you are in the East Bay area.
copyright 2009 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. -
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personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print
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Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Mochi Plus are welcome to print and share this pattern
with customers of our yarns.