Lakeside Cowl

Fall accessories should look dynamic, exude warmth and display knitting savvy. Check, check and check for this plaid cowl. Work this up by knitting the garter stitch in the round and you will have just the thing to spice up your simple sweaters.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Small (Large); 24 (34)” finished circumference

Gauge: 13 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch after blocking


Yarn: Cascade Yarns Baby Llama Chunky (100% Baby Llama; 109 yards [100 meters]/100 grams): 19 Acai (C1), 1 ball; 16 Honey Gold (C2), 1 ball; 18 Dark Ivy (C3), 1 ball; 15 Scarlet (C4), 1 ball; 01 Ecru (C5), 1 ball

Needles: US size 10½ (6.5 mm): 24” circular

Notions: Markers; tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round. C4 and C5 are sewn in at the very end. Both sizes of cowl can be worked from the same 5 skeins of yarn!



With C1, CO 60 (80) sts.

Follow Chart (C4 and C5 are sewn at the end).

Note: Knit on odd number rnds and purl on even number rnds. Work Chart 6 (8) times around.

Work Rnds 1-20 three times total.

With C2, BO all sts.

Weave in Strips of C4 and C5 as seen in Chart.

Use photo tutorial as a guide.


Weave in all ends and block.

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