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The Shorty Tam


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Sock yarn Tired of making socks yet have a ton of sock yarn stash? This tam would be an ideal way to use up all of that sock yarn. Shorty Tam is intended to be worn far back on the head--an excellent hat for those with short hair or those who don't like the look of traditional hats. Wearable year-round. Pictures shown in Cascade Heritage Paints and Crown Mountain Farms Aris sock yarn BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit in the round work with dpn's GAUGE 5.5 sts = 1" (22 sts = 10cm) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One size fits all (21 - 23" head circumference)

Recommended with this pattern

  • 400 yds of fingering sock yarn
  • US 4 16-inch circular needles and dpn's

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Lisa Ellis Designs
Lisa Ellis Designs
I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 girls, 1 in college, 1 in high school. I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking. My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles. My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.