Knitting for women Knitting Scarves, hats Cabled cowl knitting pattern free

Cabled cowl knitting pattern free

Cabled cowl knitting pattern free


Bulky Merino by Koigu Wool Designs, 3 1/2oz/100g hanks, each approx 93yd/85m (wool)

• 2 hanks in #1195 coral

• One pair size 11 (8mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

• One extra size 11 (8mm) needle for 3-needle bind-off

• Cable needle (cn)

• Scrap yarn for provisional cast on 


Circumference 28"/71cm

Length 7"/18cm


15 sts and 16 rows to 4"/10cm over cable pat using size 11 (8mm) needles.



Using scrap yarn and crochet hook, ch the number of sts to cast on plus a few extra. Cut a tail and pull the tail through the last chain. With knitting needle and yarn, pick up and knit the stated number of sts through the "purl bumps" on the back of the chain. To remove scrap yam chain, when instructed, pull out the tail from the last crochet stitch. Gently and slowly pull on the tail to unravel the crochet stitches, carefully placing each released knit stitch on a needle.


1) Hold right sides of pieces together on two needles. insert third needle knitwise into first st of each needle, and wrap yarn knitwise.

2) Knit these two sts together, and slip them off the needles. * Knit the next two sts together in the same manner.

3) Slip first st on 3rd needle over 2nd st and off needle. Rep from * in step 2 across row until all sts are bound off.


4-st RC Sl 2 sts to cn, hold to back, k2, k2 from cn.

4-st LC Sl 2 sts to cn, hold to front, k2, k2 from cn.


Cable pat may be worked following text or chart.

CABLE PATTERN (over 24 sts)

Row 1 (RS) Knit.

Row 2 and all WS rows Pur. 

Row 3 K8, 4-st RC, 4-st LC, k8.

Row 5 Knit.

Row 7 4-st RC, 4-st LC, k8, 4-st RC, 4-st LC. 

Row 8 Purl. Rep rows 1-8 for cable pat.


Cast on 26 sts using provisional cast-on. Purl 1 row on WS.

Beg cable pattern

Row 1 (RS) Sl1 wyib, work cable pat over 24 sts, k1.

Row 2 Sl1 wyif, work cable pat over 24 sts, p1.

Cont to work cable pat in this way until piece measures approx 28"/71cm, end with a row 8 of pat.


Carefully remove provisional cast-on and join ends using 3-needle bind-off.