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Learn the chevron seed stitch while making a super bulky cowl! This is a beginner knitting pattern, knit flat, using only knit & purl stitches. :)


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


  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Knit & Purl Stitches



  • Measurements, before seaming: 64″ wide x 10″ height {162cm x 25cm}
  • Gauge: 9 STS & 15 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
  • Weight: 17.4oz {494g}


  • Not reversible.
  • CO edge is the height.
  • Knit using the chevron knit stitch.
  • This cowl is knit flat, when you’re finished knitting you’ll sew the CO & BO edges together to make it a cowl.

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 24 STS
  • Row 1 {RS}: *P1, K3*
  • Row 2 {WS}: K1 *P5, K1, P1, K1* P5, K1, P1,
  • Row 3 {RS}: K2 *P1, K3* P1, K1
  • Row 4 {WS}: P2, K1, P1, K1 *P5, K1, P1, K1* P3
  • Repeat rows 1-4 for 64″, or desired length.
  • BO in the P1, K3* pattern.
  • Sew the CO & BO edges together.
  • Weave in the ends.
  • Block, if desired.
  • Modification option:
  • The sides curl a little bit, so you could add a few stitches to create a border on each side


  • * – * – repeat between *
  • BO – bind-off
  • 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}
  • RS – right side
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side


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{FREE} Cowl Knitting Pattern : Chevron