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Grab the Endeavor cowl knitting pattern. This is a beginner knitting pattern which is knit flat and then seamed together.


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


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


  • Yarn Weight: Worsted
  • Yardage: 250 – 260 yards {229 – 238 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Heartland in Black Canyon
  • Needle Size: US 9 {5.5mm} Knitting Needles


  • Measurements, before seaming: 52″ wide x 5 1/2″ height {132cm x 14cm}
  • Gauge: 17 STS & 27 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
  • Weight: 5.3oz {150g}


  • Reversible.
  • CO edge is the height.
  • Knit using the seed stitch.
  • This cowl is knit flat, when you’re finished knitting you’ll sew the CO & BO edges together making it a cowl.

Beginner Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 25 STS {or any odd number of STS}
  • All rows: *K1, P1* {Seed Stitch, knit the purl stitches and purl the knit stitches}
  • Work in Seed Stitch for 1 full skein of yarn.
  • End:
  • Leave enough yarn to bind off and sew seam.
  • BO in pattern.
  • Sew CO & BO edges together.
  • Weave in the ends.
  • Block, if desired.

Advanced Beginner Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth} with a clean edge:

  • CO 25 STS
  • Row 1: WYIF S1PW, *K1, P1* K1, WYIF S1PW
  • All other rows: K1TBL, *K1, P1* K1, WYIF S1PW
  • End:
  • Knit until you’ve used up almost 1 skein of yarn, or desired length.
  • Leave enough yarn to bind off and sew seam.
  • BO in pattern.
  • Sew 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}
  • K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise
  • STS – stitches
  • WYIF – with yarn in front


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{FREE} Cowl Knitting Pattern : Endeavor