Garter Stitch Cowl Knitting Pattern : Humility

Get your beginner cowl knitting pattern. This is a perfect beginner cowl knitting pattern using only 1 skein of yarn and it’s super bulky yarn, so it knits up quickly.



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



Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
Knit Stitch



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 100 – 110 yards {91 – 101 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 15 {10mm} 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: 18″ wide x 13″ height {46cm x 33cm}
Gauge: 9 STS & 15 rows per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 5.6oz {160g}



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


Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:


Knit every row until you’ve used up about 1 skein of yarn, I knit about 75 rows.

BO loosely.

Block to stretch out the stitches.

I stretched it out lengthwise, not widthwise.

Sew CO and BO edges together, creating vertical rows.

Weave in the ends.

Block, if desired.



BO – bind-off in pattern

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

STS – stitches




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Garter Stitch Cowl Knitting Pattern : Humility


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