A warm, oversized, easy-to-knit lace cowl that’s great for color scraps!
This pattern is knit flat and sewn together when you’re finished. The pattern doesn’t call for a provisional cast on, but if you prefer to use seam together live edges, you could use a provisional cast on without impacting the overall appearance of the cowl.
The finished cowl is really tall (this is awesome). But! If this isn’t your cup of tea, adjust the number of stitches CO to any multiple of 8 and you’ll be on your merry way. You could also make it larger if you want.
This is a standard, single-wrap cowl. To make a cowl that wraps twice (or even three times!), grab a ton of yarn and just keep knitting until you’ve reached the desired size. Alternate the colors and patterns whenever you feel motivated.
Because this is so simple, it can be knit in any yarn weight you like. Just remember to adjust the CO multiple by 8 and have plenty of yarn handy.
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A PDF version of this pattern is available for download on the pattern website.
MC: Approximately 220 yards / 201 meters dk weight yarn.
CC: Approximately 170 yards / 155 meters dk weight yarn.
MC: Wooly Wonka Freya DK (100% BFL, 300 yards/274 meters per 100 grams) in Pewter (gray)
MC: Wooly Wonka Freya DK (100% BFL, 300 yards/274 meters per 100 grams) in Winterfell (green)
US 7 (4.5 mm)
24 sts per 4 inch/10 cm, 28 rows per 4 inch/10 cm, stockinette.
One: 21 in / 53.3 cm tall; 34 in / 86.4 cm circumference