Here’s another beginner friendly free knitting pattern for all my knitting friends. This Chain Link Cowl knitting pattern features an easy chain link pattern, plus a scrumptious big yarn, and a really easy seam to finish it off.
Don’t be deterred by the idea of a new stitch, after all, it’s all just knits and purls. In this Chain Link pattern, the knits and purls are alternated just so, and the result is quite nice
Chain Link Cowl
This Chain Link Cowl Knitting Pattern is another beginner friendly pattern that is quick to finish and easy to work up. Using double strands of bulky yarn and big needles, this is decidedly a project for you to take a stab at.
I personally am in love with all the cowl things these days, as I love not having to worry about what to do with the ends of a scarf. Also, I am developing a wee bit of an obsession for infinity scarves, for the same reason ( not a huge fan of loose ends) plus I love the way the extra layers pile up around my face.
Chain Link Cowl Knitting Pattern
Gauge: In stockinette stitch 2 sts x 2 rows = 1″
Finished Garment: Once completed, with ends seamed, the cowl measures approx 11″ tall, by 22.5″ long. Please see the schematic photo at the end of this post.
- Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds Yarn (2 balls)
- Size 13 mm knitting needles
- Darning needle
With two strands of yarn held together, cast on 21 stitches
Row 1: *P3, K1, P1, K1; repeat from * to last three stitches, P3
Row 2: K3, *P1, K1, P1, K3; repeat from * to end
Row 3: *P3, K3; repeat from * to last three stitches, P3
Row 4: K3, *P3, K3; repeat from * to end
Row 5: *P4, K1, P1; repeat from * to last three stitches, P3
Row 6: K3, *K1, P1, K4; repeat from * to end
Row 7: *P4, K1, P1; repeat from * to last three stitches, P3
Row 8: K3, *P3, K3; repeat from * to end
Row 9: *P3, K3; repeat from * to last three stitches, P3
Row 10: K3, *P1, K1, P1, K3; repeat from * to end
Repeat Rows 1-10 four more times ( 5o rows total)
Bind off, securing the last stitch.
Break yarn, leaving a long tail and sew the cast on edge to the bind off edge.
Trim yarn and weave in all ends.
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