Chunky Lace Cowl Knitting Pattern : Magnanimity

Get this chunky lace cowl knitting pattern. Learn a new knit stitch and have a cowl when you’re finished.



Available Sizes: One
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
PDF Format: Printer Friendly
PDF Bonus: Ad-Free Video, Checklist



Knit in the Round
Knit & Purl Stitches
Twist Stitch
Lace Stitch



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 200 – 210 yards {183 – 192 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} 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: 16 1/2″ wide x 15 1/2″ height {46cm x 40cm}
Gauge: 9 STS & 13 rounds per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 8.3oz {235g}



Not reversible.
Knit bottom up.
Knit using the magnanimity 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.



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


Pattern, Knit in the Round:

CO 72 STS, PM, join in the round.

Round 1: *K*

Round 2: *K2, YO, RT, YO*

Round 3: *K2, drop the YO*

Round 4: *RT, YO, K2, YO*

Round 5: *K2, drop the YO*

Repeat rounds 2-5, 13 times; until you have enough to bind-off, with a little to spare.

Round 50: *K*

Round 51: Bind-off with a medium tension. If you bind-off too loosely it’ll flare out, but if you bind-off too tightly it won’t stretch very easily.

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
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
YO – yarn over




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Chunky Lace Cowl Knitting Pattern : Magnanimity


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