Chevron Cowl by Lisa Clarke

Chevron Cowl

Loom Knitting
November 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Provided chevron stitch pattern
100 yards (91 m)
one size
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During the colder months, the process of creating toasty knitwear can be as cozy as the knitwear itself. One of my favorite things in the fall and the winter is to sit down in front of a roaring fire and knit or crochet.

This cowl, with its bulky yarn, knits up quickly in just one or two evenings, and it only requires the most basic of knitting loom stitches: knit and purl. The zig-zaggy chevron texture is achieved through judiciously-placed purl stitches among the knit stitches.

The project is worked on a Martha Stewart knitting loom, which allows you to customize the peg configuration with different colors – this makes it easier to keep track of the stitch pattern – although a savvy loomer could substitute a loom of similar gauge.

Put your feet up in front of the fire, pour yourself a cup of tea, and knit up this cozy neckwarmer. You’ll be wearing it outside against the elements within a day or two!


e-wrap cast-on
basic bind-off


100 yards of bulky weight yarn
large gauge knitting loom w/ at least 74 pegs
yarn needle

This pattern is available alone, or in an ebook with a photo tutorial.


More than just a simple knitting loom pattern, this ebook is like a mini-class. Each topic includes step-by-step instructions and photos where appropriate.

You will learn:

e-wrap cast-on
knit stitch
purl stitch
basic bind off
the chevron cowl pattern


Adjusting the pattern if your knitting gauge is different
Blocking the cowl
Links to resources to help you learn more