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{FREE} UNITY: Beginner Cowl Knitting Pattern

knit cowl on a fur blanket

This is an easy beginner cowl knitting pattern that’s knit in the round using a unique combination of knit and purl stitches creating wonderful texture, drape and warmth!


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


  • Knit in the Round
  • Knit & Purl Stitches


  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 235 – 245 yards {215 – 224 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 15 {10mm} Circular Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable
  • Extras: Stitch Marker
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  • Measurements: 17″ height x 17″ width {43cm x 43cm}
  • Gauge: 8 3/4 sts & 15 rows per 4” {10cm} square {Knit in the round in the pattern below}
  • Weight: 13.6oz {385g}


  • Knit top down.
  • Knit using a Basket Weave Stitch.
  • When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

Pattern, Knit in the Round:

  • CO 75 STS, PM, join in round.
  • Rounds 1-2: *K1, P2*
  • Rounds 3-4: *K*
  • Repeat rounds 1-4, 15 times, approx. 18″
  • Repeat round 1: *K1, P2*
  • BO in the *K1, P2* pattern
  • Weave in ends.
  • No blocking required.
  • It’s ready to wear or gift!


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}
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • PM – place marker
  • STS – stitches
multiple pics of a knit cowl
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