Knitting patterns for cowls with a triangular shaped front to look like draped shawls or bandanas. Many of the patterns are free.
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Triangle Brioche Cowl
2-color cowl knit with a triangular shaped front designed this cowl with the brioche knitting beginner in mind. Designed by Wanpen Huang. Sport weight yarn.
2-color cowl with a triangular shaped front. Two sizes: to suit older children and adults. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Sandra Levey. DK weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Draped cowl with a triangular shaped front like a shawl or bandana with bands of arrow texture and picot edge. Designed by Shannon Dunbabin for Cascade Yarns. Worsted weight yarn.
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Easy bandana shaped cowl is knit like a triangular shawl only in the round. Perfect for color change cake yarn or ombre yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Shireen Nadir. DK weight yarn. Pictured projects by sandra8981 and SyrahCDX.
Patterns for Purchase
Bandana shaped cowl knitted sideways featuring wavy short row wedges worked in contrasting color. Worked flat and seamed, this design is suitable for sport or dk weight yarns. Charts as well as full written instructions are provided. Designed by Melanie Rice.
Lace cowl designed to mimic the look of a draped shawl. Written for 2 gauges - fingering and chunky (pictured) weight yarn. Designed by Carina Spencer who lives in Kansas City like me!
- See more pics and get the print to order knitting pattern at Annie's
- See more pics and get the digital download knitting pattern at Loveknitting
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Lace cowl designed to mimic the look of a draped shawl. Designer says that it is easy enough for a confident beginner and many Ravelrers rated it easy. Written for 2 gaugest - worsted and sport weight yarn. Uses 150 to 220 yards of yarn. Designed by Carina Spencer who lives in Kansas City like me!