Bletchley Park Cowl by Tamara Moots

Bletchley Park Cowl

February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
270 - 300 yards (247 - 274 m)
One size (about 24" or 61 cm around and 9" or 23 cm tall)
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Inspired by the top-secret center for decryption that provided vital intelligence and helped win WW2. The Bletchley Park Cowl uses simple knits, purls and twists to evoke the interconnected pathways of codes and ciphers in an all-over texture. This cowl is a warm and cozy addition to any wardrobe.

Sizing: One size (about 24” or 61 cm around and 9”or 23 cm tall)
Yarn Suggestion: 270-300 yards DK weight yarn
Sample in photo knit with Road to China Light (65% alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere) and used about 270 yards. Testers used up to 300 yards for their finished cowls.
Needles: US #4 (3.50 mm) 24” circular (or size needed to get gauge)
Other materials: 1 marker, dpn or cn for cables, yarn needle
Gauge: 26 sts and 32 rows = 4” in pattern