Cowl Knitting Pattern : Unity

This is an easy beginner cowl knitting pattern that’s knit in the round using a unique combination of knit and purl stitches creating wonderful texture, drape and warmth!



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: 235 – 245 yards {215 – 224 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Thick & Quick
Needle Size: US 15 {10mm} 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: 17″ width x 17″ height {43cm x 43cm}
Gauge: 8 3/4 STS & 15 rounds per 4″ {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 13.6oz {385g}



Not reversible.
Knit top down or bottom up.
Knit using a basket weave 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 75 STS, PM, join in round.

Rounds 1-2: *K1, P2*

Rounds 3-4: *K*

Repeat rounds 1-4, 15 times, approx. 18″

Repeat round 1: *K1, P2*

BO in the *K1, P2* pattern

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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Cowl Knitting Pattern : Unity


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