Knit Cowl: Free Pattern

Knit scarf pattern

Last minute handmade holiday charge anyone? Whether you are a fast knitter looking for a gift idea, or you are looking for a fun gift for yourself may I recommend this handy dandy knit cowl?

Knit scarf pattern

This pattern is great for beginners, and a fun project for those with more experience.

free scarf knit pattern

You can download the PDF from our Craftsy Shop HERE. (you’ll need an account, don’t worry it’s free!) or follow the instructions below.

You’ll need:

A bulky weight yarn with size 13 needles

You will need about 170 gms or about 6-8 oz of yarn depending on how long you want to make your cowl

Gauge: 4 stitches=1 inch 4 rows =1 inch

Glossary of terms:
K knit
P purl
C 3F slip 3 stitches onto cable needle hold in front of work knit next 3 stitches then knit 3 stitches from cable needle

Cast on 26 stitches. Knit 2 rows.

Row 3: K10 C3F K10

Row 4: K10 P6 K10

Row 5: Knit across

Row 6: K10 P6 K10

Row 7: Knit across

Row 8: K10 P6 K10

Row 9: K10 C3F K10

Repeat rows 4 thru 9 for pattern. Continue until piece measure 23 inches or desired length ending with row 8.

Knit 2 rows.

Sew button on corner of cowl. Gently separate stitches to create a
buttonhole area.

Wear it!


{ 4 comments… add one }
  • Amy mayen December 12, 2014, 7:42 pm

    Cutest Rachel pics ever!!

  • Olu December 15, 2014, 1:59 pm

    Oh, how I wish I could knit.

  • vicky myers December 16, 2014, 3:23 pm

    Now I am wishing i had some chunky wool in so I could make a start now!! Loving the green:)

  • Kristina and Millie December 17, 2014, 10:16 am

    loving the green! great knit cowl pattern, appreciate your sharing it with us!

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