Ribbed Cowl Knitting Pattern : Daring

Beginner cowl knitting pattern. This is a super easy pattern! Which is my favorite kind of knitting pattern. :)



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 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 24″ {60cm} 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: 12″ width x 18″ height {30cm x 45cm}
Gauge: 12 STS & 12 rounds per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 12.2oz {345g}



CO edge is the circumference.
Knit bottom up or top down.
Knit using the 2×2 rib knit 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 72 STS, PM, join in the round.

Rounds 1-55: *K2, P2* {approximately 18″}

Round 56: BO loosely in the K2, P2 pattern

Follow in this pattern on every round until you have enough to bind-off, with a little to spare. I knit about 56 rows.

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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Ribbed Cowl Knitting Pattern : Daring


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