Kids Cowl Free Knitting Pattern

kids cowl

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Make a simple kids cowl with this pattern.

The cowl is really great for any beginners out there, as it uses basic knit (garter stitch) throughout.

Kids Cowl Pattern

The cowl pattern is easy to follow, knit flat on straight needles and then seamed. You could also use circulars if that is your preference.

This easy cowl knitting pattern is great for any beginners who are learning how to knit, as it is a great project for practising garter stitch.

The neck warmer size can also be adapted if you want to make it smaller or larger, just measure the circumference of the recipients neck/shoulders and adjust the number of stitches you cast on.

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Kids Cowl Knitting Pattern

This knitted kids cowl will fit ages – 3-5 years old.

Materials >

Bulky yarn

Size 10 mm (US 15) knitting needles (straight)

Scissors / darning needle / tape measure

Cowl Pattern

Cast on 38 sts.

Knit all stitches until piece measures 6 inches.

Cast off.

Sew seams together using the mattress stitch.

Sew in any loose ends.


Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Cont = Continue(ing)

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together

P – Purl

M1 = Make 1 stitch

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

SKPO – Slip one, knit one

St(s) = Stitch(es)

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