This chunky cowl knitting pattern would make a cosy addition to your winter wardrobe.
The chunky ribbed cowl is an easy pattern to follow, all you need is some knowledge of the knit and purl stitches.
This neck warmer has been made using chunky yarn to ensure extra winter warmth!
An Easy Level Knitting Pattern
This is an easy pattern for those of you who are advanced beginner level, and the techniques you will need to know are knit, purl and knitting in the round.
Using mainly knit and purl stitches, it will also introduce you to increasing and simple shaping.
If you have never knit in the round before you can watch my video tutorial here.
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Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:
This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.
- You should be comfortable casting on and casting off, as well as knitting in garter stitch.
- You should be comfortable working the purl stitch.
- You should be comfortable knitting in the round.
- You should also be comfortable reading knitting patterns.
- And understanding knitting abbreviations and terms.
Cowl Knitting Pattern
The cowl knits up quickly and the simple design makes for a relaxing and enjoyable knit.
- Please do not copy, sell, redistribute or republish this pattern.
- If you wish to share this pattern, link to the pattern page only.
- You may sell items produced using this pattern.
- Do NOT use the copyrighted photos for your product listing.
Gauge – 9 sts and 18 rounds = 4in/10cm in 2×2 ribbing.
The Supplies You Need
- Super Bulky Yarn (06) – For example Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick in red or Hometown.
- I used 2 skeins (212).
- Pair of 10 mm (US 15) circular needles 24″
- Stitch markers
- Darning needle
- Tape measure
- Beg = Begin(ning)
- Cont = Continue(ing)
- K = Knit
- P – Purl
- PM – place marker
- M1 = Make 1 stitch
- Rem = Remaining
- Rep = Repeat
- Rnd(s) = Round(s)
- St(s) = Stitch(es)
- Cast on 92 sts
- Join in the round and place a stitch marker at the join.
- Be careful not to twist the stitches.
- 1st round – K2, P2 (Ribbing)
- Continue to knit every round in K2, P2 ribbing until the piece measures 12 inches from the co edge.
- Next Round – K1, M1, K1, P1, M1, P1 – rep to the end of the round.
- Next round – K3, P3 – rep to the end of the round.
- Cont to K3, P3 every round until the piece measures 15 inches from the co edge.
- Add more or less in terms of measurement depending on how long/short you want the cowl to be.
- Cast off in pattern.
- Weave in loose ends.
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Happy Knitting! xoxo