• Ladder Stitch Cowl Pattern

    Difficulty: Easy

    This simple cowl is worked in the round and slips over the head when completed.

    This pattern is on  

    100% worsted acrylic, Approx.350 yds
       (**Would be wonderful in a very soft yarn!)
    US 11 (8mm) circular needles, 16in
    Stitch marker
    Large embroidery needle

    CO: cast on
    BO: bind off
    sts: stitches
    k: knit
    p: purl
    *: repeat this section

    CO 76 sts. Place stitch marker and join round, being careful not to twist stitches.
    Row 1-4: *k1, p1, to end.

    Cowl pattern:
    Row 1: *k1, p3, to end
    Row 2: k all stitches to end

    Repeat these two rows until cowl measures 12 inches.

    Row 1-4: *k1, p1, to end.
    Loosely BO all stitches.

    To finish, use your large needle to sew in yarn ends.

          Correction made 3/16/13

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    1. Looks cozy. thanks!

    2. I haven't started knitting yet, but is this stitch count correct? 76 stitches, but k1 p4 would mean you'd have an extra stitch at the end of the row, wouldn't it?

      1. Thank you for catching this! The typo is actually the Row 1. It should be p3 not 4.
        Thanks again!

      2. Wonderful! Thank you, I'm excited to try out the pattern. Thanks for sharing :)

    3. You should be a model.