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{FREE} REVERENCE : Seed Stitch Cowl Knitting Pattern

knit cowl on a model

This cowl uses the infamous seed stitch. I can see why! It creates all that textured and coziness! Plus, it’s super easy to knit. :)


  • 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 {173 – 183 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 15 {10mm} Knitting Needles with a 30″ {80cm} Cable
  • Extras: Stitch Marker
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  • Measurements: 25″ x 11″ {63cm x 28cm}
  • Gauge: 8 sts & 16 rows per 4” {10cm} square {KITR in the pattern below}
  • Weight: 12.2oz {345g}


  • Reversible.
  • Knit using the Seed Stitch.
  • The color in the photo is “linen,” which is no longer available.
  • When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

  • CO 100 STS, PM, join in the round.
  • All ODD rounds 1-39: *K1, P1*
  • All EVEN rounds 2-38: *P1, K1*
  • On round 40: BO loosely in the *P1, K1* pattern


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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