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{FREE} RESOURCEFUL : Cowl Knitting Pattern

knit cowl on a dress form

Grab the {FREE} RESOURCEFUL : Cowl Knitting Pattern, knit flat and then seamed. Learn the basket cable knit stitch, which includes a how-to video!

About:

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

Techniques:

  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 200 – 210 yards {183 – 192 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles
  • Extras: Cable Needle
  • {Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}

Details:

  • Measurements: 26″ x 10″ {66cm x 25cm} {Laying Flat}
  • Gauge: 10 sts & 18 rows per 4” {10cm} square {Knit Flat}
  • Weight: 10oz {283g}

Notes:

  • Not reversible.
  • The CO edge is the width.
  • Knit using the Basket Cable Knit Stitch.
  • This cowl is knit flat, when you’re finished knitting you’ll sew the CO & BO edges together making it a cowl.

Video:






Pattern, {Knit Flat}:

  • CO 38 STS
  • Row 2 = Right/Front Side
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  • Row 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11: *P*
  • Row 2, 4, 8, 10: P3, *K* P3
  • Row 6: P3 *C8B* P3
  • Row 12: P3, K4 *C8F* K4, P3
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  • Repeat rows 1 – 12, 6 more times, for a total of 7 repeats.
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  • To end: repeat rows 1-10 and BO in all purl STS.
  • Weave in ends.
  • No blocking required.

Gauge:

super bulky yarn gauge swatch

Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat pattern
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • C8F – cable8front {Transfer 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit the next 4 stitches and then knit the 4 stitches off the cable needle.}
  • C8B – cable8back {Transfer 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 4 stitches and then knit the 4 stitches off the cable needle.}
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • STS – stitches
FREE RESOURCEFUL : Cowl Knitting Pattern by Brome Fields
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