Blast away your enemies and blow away your friends with your knitting skills, with this bottom up, knit in the round bomb. If you have any stashed skeins of smooth worsted weight yarn, this is the perfect excuse to use it.
Pattern requires the following skills: knitting in the round on DPNs, increasing, decreasing.
2 contrasting colors of a smooth worsted weight yarn; 100yds for MC (main body) and 20yds for CC (top of bomb).
Used in: Ella Rae ‘Classic Heathers’ (100% wool; 219yds/200m per 3.53oz/100g skein)
MC: col 97; 1 skein
CC: col 123; 1 skein
Set of five 4.5mm/U.S. size 7 DPNs or needle to obtain gauge.
Stitch marker to mark beginning of the round.
10” of twine for the bomb’s wick.
20 sts = 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch in the round using 4.5mm/U.S. size 7 DPNs, before stuffing.
Approximately 7” (18cm) in height and 19” (48cm) in circumference at widest part, after stuffing.