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Grab your free summer cowl knitting pattern! Create a lovely texture using the ripple stitch, which is slightly airy with the perfect drape. This cowl is knit flat and then seamed together, so you can try it on as you go.



Available Sizes: One

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Bonus: Video



Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit & Purl Stitches

Twist Stitch



Yarn Weight: Worsted

Yardage: 190 – 200 yards {174 – 183 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease

Needle Size: US 8 {5mm} Knitting Needles



Measurements, before blocking: 40″ wide x 6″ height {101cm x 15cm}

Measurements, after blocking: 46″ wide x 7″ height {117cm x 18cm}

Gauge: 20 STS & 24 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 3.17oz {90g}



Not reversible.

CO edge is the height.

Knit bottom up.

Knit using the ripple knit stitch.

This cowl is knit flat, when you’re finished knitting you’ll sew the CO & BO edges together making it a cowl.



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


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:


Row 1 {RS}: P3 *K1, RT* P3

Row 2 {WS}: *P*

Row 3 {RS}: P3 *RT, K1* P3

Row 4 {WS}: *P*

Repeat rows 1-4 until you’re about out of yarn and then bind-off in pattern.

If you’re going to block it, which I recommend, go ahead and do this prior to seaming it.

Sew the CO & BO edges together.

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}

RS – right side

RT – {Right Twist} K2TOG, without dropping STS from left needle, knit into the first stitch slip both STS to the right needle together

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side




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{FREE} Cowl Knitting Pattern : Dignity Mustard