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I blame the cloth diapers. It was that crazy drive to be organic and environmentally responsible that set me on this path.

When my son was born I cloth diapered him. We were using PUL covers, but ...

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Crunchy Slouchy Tam

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Crunchy Slouchy Tam
Crunchy Slouchy Tam
Crunchy Slouchy Tam
Crunchy Slouchy Tam
Crunchy Slouchy Tam
Crunchy Slouchy Tam

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • yarn over
  • increase
  • decrease
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

I wanted a slouchy bohemian tam, and couldn't find one I liked, so I made my own.

This oversized slouchy tam is designed for both beauty and function. Edgy, with a touch of Bohemian flair; it provides comfort and warmth during the long, cold days of winter. Wear it loosely, or tuck your hair inside, this versatile hat will soon become your favorite.

This pattern has been written in five sizes.

It's a great beginner pattern with common abbreviations and clear directions. No more than 200 yards of worsted weight wool are needed for your project.


Gauge 5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-6, 6-12, 12-24, 2T and up, Adult


  • US 6 - 4.0 mm
  • US 8 - 5.0 mm
  • Yarn weight Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi)
  • 150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)