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Cowls: 1005 Free Patterns

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Software Engineer Cowl

Software Engineer Cowl

If small, simple and functional fits what you are looking for in a scarf or cowl, try this one! It features a button closure and attractive colorwork.

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, Buttons, Double Knitting.

Biker’s Cowl / Dickie

Biker’s Cowl / Dickie

A free men's knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless, Top-Down, Turtleneck.

Catching a Mermaid

Catching a Mermaid

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: English Rib, In-the-round, Seamless.

Spring Tide Cowl

Spring Tide Cowl

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace, Ripple.

Sunsets Glow

Sunsets Glow

Free knitting pattern. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Seamed, Stripes.

Bobble Rib Split Cowl

Bobble Rib Split Cowl

Finished Measurements: Circumference: 32¼” Height: 20”

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn.

Roses so Red

Roses so Red

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Seamless.

Polar Fur Cowl

Polar Fur Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed.

Soft As A Cloud Cowls In Cygnet

Soft As A Cloud Cowls In Cygnet

Fans of cablework will love this set of cowls from Purl Soho. Featuring a finer gauge yarn, this is an opportunity to get intricate with your cables. Three cowl patterns to choose from!

Free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable.

English Rib Cowl

English Rib Cowl



A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, English rib, Rib, Seamed, Textured pattern.

Northwoods Cowl

Northwoods Cowl

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace.

Goes with Everything Cowl

Goes with Everything Cowl

This cowl uses seed stitch in the main body for an attractive look and pleasant feel. It's an easy pattern that's great for beginners.

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bias.

Satura

Satura

A free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Slipped Stitches.

Arabesque Cowl

Arabesque Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed.

Winter Rib Set

Winter Rib Set

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Stripes.

Bamboo Cowl

Bamboo Cowl

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Stranded.

Beacon: Hat and Cowl Set

Beacon: Hat and Cowl Set

A free knitting pattern using super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round.

Traveling Cowl

Traveling Cowl

Finished Measurements: 22 (30)” circumference and 12 (17)” deep

This free knitting pattern uses fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Tempus Fugit Cowl

Tempus Fugit Cowl

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Textured pattern.

A Foggy Day Cowl

A Foggy Day Cowl

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, In-the-round.

Omak

Omak

This free knitting pattern uses bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Short Rows.

Rosette Cowl

Rosette Cowl

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Textured pattern.

Chevrons Double Wrap Cowl

Chevrons Double Wrap Cowl

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round.

Modern Stripes Set

Modern Stripes Set

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Stripes.

Button Cable Cowl

Button Cable Cowl

Button cowls are hot these days. This twist on the classic style features a single thick cable motif. The cowl is roomy and warm, perfect for locking out the winter chill!

Free knitting pattern. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons.

Contemplating Fall Cowl

Contemplating Fall Cowl

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace.

Right Before Christmas Cowl

Right Before Christmas Cowl

A free knitting pattern using super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Double Wrap Fair Isle Cowl

Double Wrap Fair Isle Cowl

Fans of Fair Isle, check out this gorgeous cowl from Cascade Yarns! The two-color motif is eye-catching and not too difficult for the intermediate knitter. Have fun with it!

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Corrugated Ribbing, In-the-round, Stranded.

Cell Mesh Cowl

Cell Mesh Cowl

Free knitting pattern using super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round.

Fig Tree Cowl

Fig Tree Cowl

Finished Measurements: 60" x 6"

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Seamless.

Pentatonic Scale Cowl

Pentatonic Scale Cowl

This cowl features a subtle yet unique texture created using a twisted stitch technique. It's lightweight and perfect for layering. Recommended for a more experienced knitter.

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Twisted Stitches.

Wild Grass Cowl

Wild Grass Cowl

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Twisted Stitches.

Brilliance Cowl

Brilliance Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, In-the-round, Seamless.

Pretty Cables Cowl

Pretty Cables Cowl

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round.

Katia 50 Mohair Shades

Katia 50 Mohair Shades

A free knitting pattern using lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Seamed, Stripes.

Floats Cowl in Brume

Floats Cowl in Brume

Free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Slipped Stitches.

Spooky Season

Spooky Season

This free knitting pattern uses fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless, Stranded.

Mojito Merino Double Seed Stitch Cowl

Mojito Merino Double Seed Stitch Cowl

Approximate Finished Measurements;
Circumference:
approximately 50" after blocking
Height: approximately 9" after blocking

This free knitting pattern uses aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Undulation Cowl

Undulation Cowl

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Mosaic, Seamless.

Scrivadelly

Scrivadelly

This gorgeous cowl or ponchette is beautifully wrought in Brioche stitch. It is definitely a challenging knit, recommended for someone with experience, but the results are worth it!

A free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, Seamed.

Broken Seed Stitch Cowl

Broken Seed Stitch Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Striped Tube Cowl

Striped Tube Cowl

Finished Measurements: 28" x 11"

This free knitting pattern uses aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamed, Stripes.

Cozy Thermal Cowl

Cozy Thermal Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Slipped Stitches.

Twisted Scarf Super Easy

Twisted Scarf Super Easy

This free knitting pattern uses super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Seamed.

Cleo Cowl

Cleo Cowl

Finished Measurements: 36" x 21"

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Triple Strand Cowl

Triple Strand Cowl

Finished Measurements: 35” circumference and 16” tall

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Tiny Stripes Cowl and Mitts

Tiny Stripes Cowl and Mitts

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Chunky Hat and Cowl

Chunky Hat and Cowl

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Equilateral Cowl

Equilateral Cowl

Finished Measurements: 24” circumference and 13½” high

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Fair Isle, In-the-round, Seamless.

Vespers

Vespers

Free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, In-the-round, Seamless.

Plume Cowl

Plume Cowl

A free knitting pattern using lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Stripes.

Osier Cowl

Osier Cowl

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Twisted Stitches.

Dove Song Cowl

Dove Song Cowl

Brioche lovers will enjoy the intricate floral curves on this eye-catching cowl.

A free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, In-the-round.

Scolosaur

Scolosaur

This free knitting pattern uses fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3D, Seamed.

Black Light

Black Light

This eye-catching cowl combines black and multi-colored yarn in a mosaic knit to create its distinctive look.

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Mosaic, Seamless.

Squishtastical

Squishtastical

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn.

Lamana E06 Turtleneck Dickie

Lamana E06 Turtleneck Dickie

Finished Measurements: 21¼” neck circumference; 8½” turtleneck length; and 23½” total length

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn.

Equilateral Cowl

Equilateral Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Stranded.

Do it Again Cowl

Do it Again Cowl

Finished Measurements: 8½” high and 21” circumference

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern.

The Dotty Cowl

The Dotty Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Stranded.

Bandana Cowl

Bandana Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

Frostie Stripes Cowl

Frostie Stripes Cowl

Finished Measurements: 28" x 21"

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Seamed, Stripes.

Crisp Morning Rain

Crisp Morning Rain

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Textured pattern.

Swirl Cowl

Swirl Cowl

Free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace.

Purity

Purity

This free men's knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Textured pattern.

Blue Winter

Blue Winter

This free men's knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Rib, Seamless.

One Row Möbius

One Row Möbius

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Moebius.

December Dawn

December Dawn

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, English Rib, In-the-round, Rib, Seamless.

Chateau Knit Cowl

Chateau Knit Cowl


https://brianakdesigns.com/chateau-knit-cowl/

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn.

Rose Quartz Cowl

Rose Quartz Cowl

Finished Measurements: 7” wide (14” total circumference for tube) and 66” circumference

Free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round.

Lace Edge Cowl

Lace Edge Cowl

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Lace, Ripple, Seamless.

Thermal Cowl

Thermal Cowl

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Seamless.

Line upon Line

Line upon Line

This free knitting pattern uses aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, In-the-round, Seamless.

Weekend Wander

Weekend Wander

A free knitting pattern using lace or sport-weight yarns. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Textured pattern.

Cozy Cowl

Cozy Cowl

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, In-the-round, Lace, Seamless.

Wandering Cable Cowl

Wandering Cable Cowl

A free knitting pattern using super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Seamless.

Double Up Cowl

Double Up Cowl

Finished Measurement: 10” wide (20” total circumference) and 30” circumference

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamed.

Alluvial

Alluvial

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Stranded.

Warm Feelings

Warm Feelings

This free knitting pattern uses lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Seamless.

Ridged Cowl

Ridged Cowl

Best knitted with a self-striping yarn, this cowl is simple yet elegant.

Size: 8 x 48" (20.3 x 122cm)

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless.

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