Cowls

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


Daisy Chain Cowl

This torus (or donut) shaped cowl with an all-over daisy motif is perfect for ushering out cold weather in favor of the springtime. Worked entirely in stranded knitting, the cowl starts with a provisional cast on and is joined with Kitchener stitch. Finish off your piece with the duplicate stitch and you’ll be ready to don this stylish and playful piece. 

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Crazy Daisy Cowl

Knitted as a tube in the round, the Crazy Daisy is a charming, Moebius cowl. It’s double layer makes it extra warm so it’s the perfect companion for windy evenings or chilly winter nights. Before seaming, bold daisies are embroidered onto the project, and then the tube is twisted for an additional swirl before joining into a circle.

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Loren Lace Cowl + Swatch

Loren is a light and lacy long loop cowl that can be worn long or wrapped twice around the neck for warmth when needed. The pattern features a long tail cast on, and then two main lace stitch patterns that are separated by thick panels of stockinette stitch. The stitch pattern features yarn overs, knit stitches, knit two together decreases, and passed over stitches. The lace section of the pattern is just a four row repeat.

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Can’t Wait Teal Christmas Chunky Cable Cowl

Based off the classic Cozy Chunky Cable Cowl from 2014, this updated version features stunning cables and a longer length, making it the ideal infinity scarf for the season. The beauty of the different sized cables can be seen more clearly with a thick yarn, plus the added weight makes it extra warm. This cowl can be worn long or wrapped for even more coziness.

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Midwest Magnificence Colorwork Cowl

This cowl, perfect for the cold Midwestern weather, is covered with fun, colorful non-traditional fair isle designs, such as checkerboards, diamonds and chevron stripes. Based off of the classic Southwestern Splendor Colorwork Cowl, this project is worked in the round with deep, ribbed borders in a 2×2 rib. It can easily be made longer by casting on more stitches and the changing patterns and colors give the knitter enough of a challenge to keep it interesting.

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