Cowls

Knitting cowl patterns are perfect for any time of year. Explore lightweight and bulky patterns in this selection of projects.


Confetti Cowl

Confetti Cowl

An openwork zig-zag pattern forms lightening-like motifs on this cozy cowl. Edges are finished with a band of garter stitch. This project is worked on circular needles and works up quite quickly.

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Piece of Cake Cowl

Piece of Cake Cowl

Inspired by the way the colors danced together on the skein, this cowl was designed to take advantage of the color transitions of the Freia line and uses every last bit of yarn on the skein. The pattern itself is reminiscent of the latticework and detail of a wedding cake as it moves from layer to layer. Knit in the round, this cowl will stand up and be noticed as it graces the neck of the person lucky enough to wear it.

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Lotus Cowl

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Padma is a delicate cowl that combines rows of detailed lotus-like lace knitted in the round, starting with picot stitch cast on. The pattern is worked upwards in lace pattern and then cast off with picot stitch. This picot cast on and cast off gives this cowl a fun, feminine look. It’s designed to fit snug around the neck but can easily be customized for longer length.

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Sigh of Re-Leaf Cowl

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A delicate cowl that combines rounds of detailed lace leaves worked in the round, starting with a provisional cast on, is a sigh of “re-leaf” for knitters everywhere. This gives a visually different pattern look to each half of cowl tube. It’s designed to fit snug around the neck but can easily be customized for longer length.

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Cactus Cowl

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This cowl combines the beauty of an intricate lace pattern with the simplicity of the garter stitch. Work the smaller version as a single-skein project or the larger one as an infinity cowl.

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Checkmate Cowl

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Spice up entrelac knitting and make the squares look like a chessboard all set up for playing. The various chess pieces are worked using the intarsia technique with some stranded knitting for finer details.

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Cinetico Cowl

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Cinetico (Kinetic) is a fitted cowl. With its dynamic play of black and white it is reminiscent of Opt (or Kinetic) Art. The illusion of a curved zig-zag is obtained simply changing the place where to perform the decrease in a classical chevron pattern. So much movement added with this easy trick!

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Forever Diamonds Cowl

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This appealing cowl features easy knit and purl textured stitches and a pop of color at the edges. It is worked in the round with an edging that blends into the pattern on the body of the item. Knit in a sport weight, this cowl is perfect for chilly weather.

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Pumpkin Picking Cowl

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This cowl is worked entirely in I-Cords. Each I-Cord is then sewed to make I-Cord rings by closing both the ends. Then another longer I-Cord is knitted which is woven through these rings to make a cowl. It is a quick, fun project!

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