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  1. #1
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    Wanted: Knitting Pattern for Tam o Shanter

    any diy'ers out there have a pattern for a knitted tam that can be felted after completion? regards.
    [FONT="Impact"]Ferguson[/FONT] [I][FONT="Times New Roman"]Sweeter After Difficulties[/FONT][/I]

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    Tams

    That depends....are you wanting an adult one or a child's one?

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    Google found me these two leads....

    http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/reg...mOShanter.html

    (but need to register)

    or

    http://www.aranknits.com/tam.htm
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  4. #4
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    thank you, both. the adult pattern from chelsea might do for a men's tam. i'll give it a whirl... or rather have my knitter give it a whirl...
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    Tam Pattern

    Contact me for tam patterns.
    Quote Originally Posted by IRISH View Post
    any diy'ers out there have a pattern for a knitted tam that can be felted after completion? regards.

  6. #6
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    check out www.scotwars.com . I think there is a nice one there if you want to knit it yourself. Otherwise, see my signature.

  7. #7
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    thanks, lickstone. earlier this week my knitting machine mother crocheted and felted a nice green tam for me from the adult pattern provided by chelsea, above. wore it yesterday in the somerville, nj st patrick's day parade.

    would like to see some other patterns, though. will pm. thanks.
    [FONT="Impact"]Ferguson[/FONT] [I][FONT="Times New Roman"]Sweeter After Difficulties[/FONT][/I]

  8. #8
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    Arlen's wife Diane has bonnet and tam patterns:
    http://russetlodgeknits.blogspot.com/search/label/tams
    Brian

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  9. #9
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    This post inspired me. I used this pattern: http://www.scotwars.com/html/equip_bonnetpattern.htm

    And this is the result (first two are before felting, last two are after felting):




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