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byZula on craftsy.com
Edinburgh, Scotland

Bermudian crochet designer living in Scotland with her family since 2005.

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Mesh Slouchy Tam

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Mesh Slouchy Tam
Mesh Slouchy Tam
Mesh Slouchy Tam
Mesh Slouchy Tam
Mesh Slouchy Tam
Mesh Slouchy Tam

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Single Crochet
  • Double Crochet

Pattern Description:

This Mesh Slouchy Tam is great for people with a full head of hair or dreads. Keep your hair/dreads out of the way while still letting your head and those gorgeous locks breathe!

This pattern comes in 3 sizes; small, medium and large. Suitable for preteen straight on to adult.

Can be crocheted in cotton for an even more lightweight and breathable feel.
Pattern can be lengthened or shortened to suit your hair length very easily and I've also included a peak (visor) pattern that can be added to your hat.


5 dc's/5 sp's/5 rows = 3 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small 9 inches from crown to rim edge 18-20 inch circumference
  • Medium 10 inches from crown to rim edge 20-22 inch circumference
  • Large 11 inches from crown to rim edge 22-24 inch circumference


  • H/5mm hook
  • I/5.5mm hook
  • J/6mm hook
  • Approx. 60g/100m/109yds. Patons Smoothie DK or other DK weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

110 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Patons Smoothie

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