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{FREE} COMFORT : Classic Cowl Knitting Pattern

knit cowl on a dress form

Grab your FREE cowl knitting pattern. This is a classic knitting pattern using the Moss Stitch, also known as the Double Seed Stitch, to create a timeless cowl to keep you warm and cozy.


  • Available Sizes: One
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Pattern Language: English
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly


  • Knit in the Round
  • Knit & Purl Stitches


  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 200 – 210 yards {183 – 192 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles with a 16″ {40cm} Cable
  • Extras: Stitch Marker
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  • Measurements: 16″ x 13″ wide {40cm x 33cm}
  • Gauge: 8.5 sts & 14 rounds per 4” {10cm} square {KITR in the pattern below}
  • Weight: 9.2oz {260g}


  • Reversible.
  • Knit bottom up or top down.
  • Knit using the Moss Stitch.
  • Knit in the round with a circular needle.
  • When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

  • CO 51 sts {CO in increments of 2 +1}, PM, join in the round.
  • Rounds 1 & 2: *K1, P1* K1
  • Rounds 3 & 4: *P1, K1* P1
  • Repeat rounds until you’ve used about 2 skeins of yarn and you’re at the end of round 3.
  • BO loosely in the Round 4 pattern.
  • Weave in ends.
  • No blocking required.


super bulky yarn gauge swatch


  • * – * – repeat between * to end of round
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • KITR – knit in the round
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • PM – place marker
  • STS – stitches
Multiple pics of a hand knit cowl
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