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Orange Knit Cowl with Bobbles Pattern

knit cowl with bobbles pattern

knit cowl with bobbles pattern

Get the look of stylish, hand-made and super functional knit cowl by following a few simple steps of this pattern. It takes only two skeins of yarn and a bit of time to finish this knit cowl with bobbles, get plenty of compliments, and stay warm in the cold windy weather. You can wear the cowl the way you like – as a hooded cowl or as an infinity scarf. Simplicity of this pattern makes it also useful for beginners who takes first steps in mastering the knitting art.

Knitting materials and 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.

Measurements of knit cowl with bobbles: 

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

Knitting a 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.

knit bobble stitch - step one
knit bobble stitch - step two
knit bobble stitch - step three

In the next round knit all 11 stitches as knit 1. (help yourself with crochet hook if needed)

knit bobble stitch - step four
knit bobble stitch - step five


Knit cowl with bobbles pattern

Knitting ribbing of the cowl with bobbles 

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.

knitting ribbing of the cowl with bobbles

Knitting body of the cowl with bobbles

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.

Rounds 12-16: repeat Rounds 5-9.

knitting boddy of the cowl with bobbles

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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orange knit cowl with bobbles on the mannequin - hooded cowl style - right side view
orange knit cowl with bobbles on the mannequin - hooded cowl style - left side view

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