Cowl Knitting Pattern : Comfort

Grab your cowl knitting pattern. This is a classic knitting pattern using the moss stitch, also known as the double seed stitch, to create a timeless cowl to keep you warm and cozy.



Available Sizes: One
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Beginner
PDF Format: Printer Friendly



Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 200 – 210 yards {183 – 192 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles with a 16″ {40cm} Cable
Extras: Stitch Marker


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: 13″ wide x 16″ height {33cm x 40cm}
Gauge: 8 1/2 STS & 14 rounds per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 9.2oz {260g}



CO edge is the circumference.
Knit bottom up or top down.
Knit using the moss seed stitch.
Knit in the round with a circular needle.
When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.


Pattern, Knit in the Round:

CO 51 STS, PM, join in the round.

Rounds 1 & 2: *K1, P1* K1

Rounds 3 & 4: *P1, K1* P1

Repeat rounds 1-4 until you’ve used about 2 skeins of yarn and you’re at the end of round 3.

BO loosely in the Round 4 pattern.

Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.



* – * – repeat between *
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




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Cowl Knitting Pattern : Comfort


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