Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

I had so much fun knitting this cowl, and I know you will too!   Whether you are looking to make this as a gift or to add to your store, you will fall in love with this pattern because not only is it quick and easy, but it looks like you spent a lot of time knitting a complicated stitch.

This cowl is worked flat (not in the round) and I used  Knit Picks Biggo Yarn in Bare.

I have written out and posted the free pattern for this cowl below on this page.  You can also purchase the ad free instant download PDF file for easy printing and reading.  

Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

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Quick and Easy Cowl Knitting Pattern

Here is what you will need to make this cowl:



3 stitches = 1 Inch in stockinette stitch


Width: 12.5 Inches (23 ” before folding and sewing).

Height: 11 Inches.

Quick and Easy Knit Cowl


K: Knit

P: Purl


Cast on 30 Stitches (or multiple of 4 + 2).

Row 1: K2, *P2, K2; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 2: P2, *K2, P2; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 3: P2, *K2, P2; repeat from * to end of row.

Row 4: K2, *P2, K2; repeat from * to end of row.

Repeat rows 1-4 until your work measures 23 inches.

Cast off.

Quick and Easy Knit Cowl


Fold the cowl in half and sew together the cast on and bind off ends.  Weave in all loose ends.

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15 thoughts on “Quick and Easy Knit Cowl

  1. Another beautiful pattern and looks so easy. Love all your patterns unfortunately I have to store this one until I get done with the baby blanket I am doing. In fact it is the one with paintbox yarn I white and purple. Again thanks for sharing your beautiful work. Don’t know the website.

  2. Love your cowl. Another beautiful project but I am saving it for now as I am currently working on a baby blanket the you made in Paintbox with lavender and white. Love your patterns and look forward to doing them. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work.

  3. Absolutely beautiful. Look forward to your beautiful work. Right now I am working on your pattern of the purple and white baby blanket whic I love. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work.

  4. At present I am working on sweethearts baby blanket, but this is simple like blanket and bye George I can do after I finish my blanket of course. Thank you 😊for these simple easy to knit projects.

    1. Yes, you could, but the end result would be less thick. I recommend sticking with a bulky weight yarn if you want to get the same look as in the photo.

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