The Unforgettable Tam is quick and easy to crochet, and can be worked in 3 different sizes!

This design is worked in joined rounds using basic crochet stitches (including the motif), and it’s a great pattern because:

  • Hats are quick and easy projects to work up!
  • Just one skein makes any size!
  • This project is perfect for luxury, handmade and one of a kind yarns!
  • You’ll get to practice a lot of crochet skills: joined rounds, stitch tension, gauge & size, finishing techniques & more!

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Let’s get started! 

Pattern Designed By: Salena Baca Crochet. This pattern is copyright protected; it is unlawful to distribute this pattern in any form (free, sale or trade).

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Yarn: Red Heart Yarn Unforgettable, Aran Weight #4 yarn (100% Acrylic; 280 yds / 256 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein). Parrot x 1 skein.

Materials: 

  • US J/10 (6.00 mm) crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Gauge: 

  • Motif = 8.5” across at round 6
  • 15 HDc Sts = 4”, 10 HDc Rows = 4”

Size: 

  • 20.75 (22.5, 24)” around

Stitch Key: 

Specialty Stitches & Techniques

  • Adjustable Loop
  • HDc2Tog (decrease): [Yarn over, insert hook into next St, yarn over, pull through stitch] 2 times, yarn over, pull through all loops on hook.

Notes:

  • Other yarn weights, and fiber types (with corresponding hook size), may be substituted with similar results. Measure as you go for best results.

Instructions (all sizes)

Round 1 (right side): Form an adjustable loop, Ch 5 (first Dc + Ch-2), [2 Dc, Ch 2] 5 times, Dc, Sl St into top of first St to join – 24 Sts; 12 Dc + 12 Ch

Round 2: Sl St into next St, Ch 3 (first Dc), (Dc, Ch 2, 2 Dc) into same Ch-2 space, [2 Dc, Ch 2, 2 Dc] into each of the next 5 Ch-2 spaces, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 36 Sts; 24 Dc + 12 Ch

Round 3: Sl St into next 2 Sts, Ch 3 (first Dc), [2 Dc, Ch 2, 3 Dc, Ch1] into first Ch 2 Sp, [3 Dc, Ch 2, 3 Dc, Ch 1] into each of the next 5 Ch-2 spaces, Sl St to top of first Dc to join – 54 Sts; 36 Dc + 18 Ch

Round 4: Sl St into next 3 Sts, Ch 1 (not a St), [Sc into Ch 2 space, Ch 5, Dc into Ch-1 space, Ch 5] 6 times, Sl St into top of first Sc to join – 72 Sts; 6 Sc + 6 Dc + 60 Ch

Round 5: Sl St into next St, Ch 2 (first HDc), work 4 HDc into same Ch-5 space, Ch 2, (5 Hdc, Ch 2) into each of the next 11 Ch-5 spaces, Sl St to top of first St to join – 84 Sts; 60 Hdc + 24 Ch

Round 6:  Slip St into next 2 Sts, Ch 1 (not a St), [Sc, (3 Dc, Ch 1, 3 Dc) into Ch-2 space, skip 2 stitches] 12 times, Sl St to top of first Sc to join – 96 Sts; 12 Sc + 72 Dc + 12 Ch

Round 7: Slip St into next 4 Sts, Ch 1 (not a St), [(Sc, Ch 7) into Ch-1 space] 12 times, Sl St to top of first Sc to join – 96 Sts; 12 Sc + 84 Ch

Round 8: Sl St into next St, Ch 1 (not a St), work 8 HDc into each Ch-7 space around, Sl St to top of first HDc to join – 96 HDc.

Round 9-11: Ch 1 (not a St), HDc into each St around, Sl St to top of first HDc to join – 96 HDc.

Follow instructions for individual size.

24” 

Round 12: Ch 1 (not a St), [HDc2Tog, HDc into the next 14 Sts] 6 times, Sl St to top of first HDc2Tog to join- 90 HDc.

Round 13-17: Ch 1 (not a St), HDc into each St around, Sl St to top of first HDc to join – 90 HDc.

Round 18-22: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Sc to join – 90 Sc. 

Fasten off after last round worked.

22.5”

Round 12: Ch 1 (not a St), [HDc2Tog, HDc into the next 6 Sts] 12 times, Sl St to top of first HDc2Tog to join – 84 HDc.

Round 13-17: Ch 1 (not a St), HDc into each St around, Sl St to top of first HDc to join – 84 HDc. 

Round 18-22: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Sc to join – 84 Sc. 

Fasten off after last round worked.

20.75” 

Round 12: Ch 1 (not a St), [HDc2Tog, HDc into the next 6 Sts] 12 times, Sl St to top of first HDc2Tog to join – 84 HDc.

Round 13-14: Ch 1 (not a St), HDc into each St around, Sl St to top of first HDc to join – 84 HDc.

Round 15: Ch 1 (not a St), [HDc2Tog, HDc into the next 5 Sts] 12 times, Sl St to top of first HDc2Tog to join – 72 HDc. 

Round 16-17: Ch 1 (not a St), HDc into each St around, Sl St to top of first HDc to join – 72 HDc.

Round 18-22: Ch 1 (not a St), Sc into each St around, Sl St to top of first Sc to join – 72 Sc. 

Fasten off after last round worked.

Finishing

Sew in all ends. 

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Peace + Love + Crochet

Salena

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