Get the look of stylish, hand-made and super functional knit cowl by following few simple steps of this pattern. It takes only two skeins of yarn and a bit of time to finish this knit cowl, but this time investment will quickly pay back to you with plenty of compliments and a feeling of warmth in the cold windy weather. Use this chance to knit a trendy cowl and wear it the way you like – as hooded cowl or as infinity scarf. Simplicity of this knit cowl pattern makes it also useful for beginners who takes first steps in mastering knitting art. You can also check of my other knit cowl pattern, ocean top infinity scarf pattern and shamrock green infinity scarf pattern.
Knitting materials and knitting tools:
<> Circular needles 5 mm (US 8), 29” long;
<> Yarn – Angora RAM 40% mohair, 60% acrylic. Carrot orange color: 100 grams -500 m per skein– 2 balls.
Knit cowl measurements:
Gauge: 16 stitches = 4 inches
52” or 132 cm circumference, 13” or 34 cm height
Note for knitters:
Knit with two strands of yarn at once.
Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:
k – knit
p – purl
bobble – bbl
How to knit bobble stitch:
In the same stitch – [knit 1, yarn over] – 5 times, knit 1, then drop the stitch from your left needle. Now you have 11 stitches on the right needle. Continue working according to the pattern.
In the next round knit all 11 stitches as knit 1. (help yourself with crochet hook if needed)
Knit cowl pattern:
Cast on 216 stitches, place marker and join knitting in the round while being careful not to twist stitches. Work k1, p1 ribbing until piece measures 8 cm.
Rounds 1-2: knit in stockinette stitch.
Round 3: [bbl, k17] – 12 times.
Round 4: knit in stockinette stitch. (each bobble stitch knit as k1)
Rounds 5-9: knit in stockinette stitch.
Round 10: k8, bbl, [k17, bbl] – 11 times, k9.
Round 11: repeat Round 4.
Repeat Rounds 3-16 until desired height. If you want to cover your head so knit at least 23-24 cm or 9”.
Finish knitting the cowl with 8 cm ribbing k1, p1. Now your item is ready to go through street trial. Wear it proudly and enjoy your hand knits.
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