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Cowls: 1023 Free Patterns

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Diagonal Rib Cowl

Diagonal Rib Cowl

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

Timeless Cowl

Timeless Cowl

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

Bright Side Cowl

Bright Side Cowl

This eye-catching cowl features beautiful texture work and vertical color transitions. Check it out!

MEASUREMENTS Approx 13½" [34 cm] high x 24" [61 cm] around.

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Rib, Seamed, Sideways.

Gotta Split Brioche Cowl

Gotta Split Brioche Cowl

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

Crossed Lace Snood

Crossed Lace Snood

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

Loop-de-Loop Cowl, Hat and Mittens

Loop-de-Loop Cowl, Hat and Mittens

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

Tetrominoes Cowl

Tetrominoes Cowl

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

Any Season, Any Reason Cowl

Any Season, Any Reason Cowl

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

XORN Cowl

XORN Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Sideways, Stripes.

Watermelon Snow Cowl

Watermelon Snow Cowl

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Double Knitting, I-Cord, In-the-round, Moebius.

Woolstok Light Cowl

Woolstok Light Cowl

Finished Measurements: 54” circumference and 8½” wide

Free knitting pattern using light fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Seamed, Stripes.

Contours Cowl

Contours Cowl

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Circumference: 63” Height: 14¼”

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

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.

Choux Cowl

Choux Cowl

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Circumference: 50” Width: 12½” (25” total circumference)

Free knitting pattern using lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork.

Stripe It Up Neckwarmer

Stripe It Up Neckwarmer

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

Syrah Cowl

Syrah Cowl

Finished Measurements: Circumference: 22 ½", Length: 14"

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

Lutsen Cowl

Lutsen Cowl

Finished Measurements: 29” circumference and 13½” high

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

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.

Crossed Lace Snood

Crossed Lace Snood

MEASUREMENTS Approx 27½" [70 cm] around x 20½" [52 cm] long.

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

Cloud Line Cowl

Cloud Line Cowl

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

Bumpy Cowl

Bumpy Cowl

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

Crystal Cove Cowl

Crystal Cove Cowl

A free knitting pattern using light fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Eyelet pattern.

Handy Little Cowl

Handy Little Cowl

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn.

Aireado Duet Cowl

Aireado Duet Cowl

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

Honey Chocolate Cowl

Honey Chocolate Cowl

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

Blooming Bandana Cowl

Blooming Bandana Cowl

This cowl is simple and straightforward to knit. It features a generous yoke. Ribbing at the neck and hem provide a finishing touch.

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

Fantastic Finger Knit Cowl

Fantastic Finger Knit Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses super bulky-weight yarn.

Smoky Mountain Cowl

Smoky Mountain Cowl

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

Collectedness Cowl

Collectedness Cowl

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Intarsia, Seamed, Stripes.

Parallelogram Split Cowl

Parallelogram Split Cowl

Finished Measurements: Circumference: 29” Height 17”

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

Basket Weave Cowl

Basket Weave Cowl

Featuring a unique basket weave motif, this cowl can be a challenge to knit, but the results are well worth it. Definitely an attention-catching garment!

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

Oversized Soft Shoulder Cowl

Oversized Soft Shoulder Cowl

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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