Absolute Beginner Cowl by Isa Webb

Absolute Beginner Cowl

March 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
140 - 160 yards (128 - 146 m)
one size
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is a “first project” for the absolute beginner knitter. The cowl is knit flat on straight needles. Knitters learn how to: cast on; do garter stitch; do stockinette stitch, do 2 x 2 ribbing, and bind off. The cowl is closed with a shawl pin.

One size fits all.

100g Plymouth Galway Highland Heathers - colour #1973 (oatmeal)
(Any worsted weight yarn may be substituted)
5mm straight needles
Darning Needle