Decipher by Aurélie Colas


November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
36 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stocking stitch in the round (purl all rounds)
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 0 - 2.0 mm
300 - 450 yards (274 - 411 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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The fifth design in the “British Inventors and Scientists” collection is a tribute to Alan Turing. Mathematician, cryptanalyst, logician, pioneer in computer science, Alan Turing has played a key role in the development of computers, and the concept of algorithm.

Decipher is a tribute to the genius of Alan Turing, who contributed to find the key to crack enemies codes during World War II, by developing the Bombe, a machine with over 100 drums, and cables intricately wired.

To fit foot circumference (measured around ball of foot):

  • Small ― 20 cm (8 in),
  • Medium ― 23 cm (9 in),
  • Large ― 25.5 cm(10 in)]

Yarn requirement
Ripples Crafts Reliable Sock Yarn, shown in Summer Skies (1 x 100g, 400 m / 437 yds)
Note: 2 skeins might be required for larger sizes depending on length of foot.

Needles and Notions

  • 2.25 mm (US 1) needles (circ. or DPNs) - Or size required to achieve gauge.
  • 2.00 mm (US 0) needles (circ. or DPNs)
  • Cable needle
  • Darning needle
  • Stitch markers

36 sts and 52 rows / 10cm (4 in) measured over reverse stocking stitch worked in the round (purl every round).

6-Page Pattern includes:
Detailed charts for all patterned sections.