Designed by Melissa LaBarre, and knit out of Peridot, a vibrant color of Road to China Light, this hat begins with a classic 1 x 1 rib that transforms into a beautiful leaf lacey panel pattern after a round of increases for the body of the slightly slouchy tam. The decreases at the top form an integrated star motif.
Skill Level: Intermediate
For Size: average woman's head 7.5" high x 16" brim circumference unstretched
1 skein of Road to China Light (159 yds/50g per skein)
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st, 27 sts and 32 rows = 4" in Lacey Pattern on US 6 (4mm) Needles after blocking
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 3 (3.25mm) 16" Circular and US 6 (4mm) 16" Circular and DPNs
You Will Also Need:
a Darning Needle, and Stitch Markers
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