Kids Cowl Free Knitting Pattern {Beginner Friendly!}

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Make a kids cowl with this free knitting pattern.

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

You can use any super bulky yarn and large knitting needles (Size 10mm/US 15).

kids cowl

Basic Skill Level

The cowl pattern is easy to follow, knit flat on straight needles and then seamed.

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You could also adapt the pattern and use circular knitting needles 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.

Kids cowl knitting pattern

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any beginner knitters.

kids cowl knitting pattern

Kids Cowl Free Knitting Pattern

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Skill Level – Basic

Notes

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

Measurements

Length – 32 inches / 82 cm

Width – 6 inches / 16 cm

Gauge – 10 sts and 15 rows = 4in/10cm

The Supplies You Need

Yarn

  • Super Bulky Yarn 06
  • 1 x skein of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick in sky blue.

Needles

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

Notions

  • Scissors
  • Darning needle
  • Tape measure

Abbreviations

  • Beg = Begin(ning)
  • Cont = Continue(ing)
  • K = Knit
  • St(s) = Stitch(es)

Pattern

  1. Cast on 38 sts.
  2. Knit all stitches until piece measures 6 inches.
  3. Cast off.
  4. Sew the seams together using the mattress stitch.
  5. Sew in any loose ends.

I love seeing your finished projects!

If you enjoyed making the cowl, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, be sure to tag me @handylittleme.

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Happy Knitting! xoxo

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