Bombe - knitted cowl pattern: A4 printed pattern

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Bombe - knitted cowl pattern: A4 printed pattern

A4 printed pattern for Bombe by Joanne Scrace; print patterns come with a complimentary free pdf download code.

About the pattern

Inspired by the Bombe machine, used in the decryption process at Bletchley, the circle motif represents the drums on the machine. Worked in the round and grafted together to give a fully reversible cowl.

Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn 4ply
(4ply/Fingering weight; 85% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 15% Silk; 200m /218yds per 50g skein)
MC: Steel x 2 skeins
CC: Small amounts of contrasting colours. Sample uses 18 x 3g (54g in total) of Damson, Harvest Gold, Night Sky and Rust

Needles and Accessories
3.25mm(US 3) circular needle, 40cm / 16in length or DPNs
1 stitch marker
Waste yarn in a similar weight for provisional cast on
Crochet hook in a similar size to needle for provisional cast on
Tapestry needle

One size: 20cm / 8in width x56cm / 22.5in length

28sts and 32 rows to 10cm (4in) over stocking stitch using 3.25mm needles or size needed to achieve gauge, after blocking.

Gauge is not critical but will affect finished size and yarn amounts.