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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

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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 300 – 310 yards {274 – 283 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles


Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande

Lang Yarns Virginia

Phildar Phil Alaska

Rowan Big Wool Yarn

MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.



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.



Click here to watch the “Chevron Seed Knit Stitch” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:


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

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