Knitting patterns for cowls that use a 4 row or round repeat. Many of the patterns are free.
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Infinity scarf loop cowl knit flat with a cable and lace design. Want a scarf instead? Just don't seam when you're done. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team. May only be free for a limited time. A kit is also available.
Fade to Black Cowl
Three color cable cowl knit with an an 8 round repeat. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Laura Reinbach.
Rocky Cliffs Cowl
Cowl knit with moss stitch texture and cable sections. Versions for Lace and Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Gretha Mensen.
Big Cable Cowl
Cowl knit flat with a statement cable in a 10 row repeat. Video tutorial included. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Stoller.
Bandana style cowl knit flat in garter stitch with cable detail. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
An 8 round repeat cable and lace pattern gives this cowl drape and texture. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey. Pictured projects by AliInPerth and thecolourfulknit
More Free Patterns
Cable and Lace Cowl
Elegant infinity scarf cowl knit flat in cables and lace and grafted. This versatile accessory can be worn looped once or twice for extra warmth. DK weight yarn. Spring at last designed by Nina Talbot.
Cowl with hood with options for buttoned or circle. Knit in garter stitch and rib and cables. Child and Adult sizes. Chunky weight yarn. Elle 7599 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Cowl knit in a 4 row repeat cable and lace stitch. Uses one skein of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Universal Yarn.
Cozy Cable Cowl
Cowl with cozy neck that flares to warm collar, knit in large cables. Super Bulky yarn. Designed by Purl Soho.
Patterns for Purchase
Deephaven Cabled Cowl
This cabled cowl knit in worsted weight wool can be worn in a single loop or doubled up for extra warmth. It is worked flat and seamed after blocking. Want a scarf instead? Just don't seam at the end. It can be worn lots of different ways. Designed by Bonnie Sennott
Cozy Cabled Cowl
Cable infinity scarf worked flat, starting with a provisional cast on, and grafted together at the end. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Julie Mitchell of LeafandBerry
Brumal Hat and Cowl
Matching hat and cowl set with thick textured cables. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by IrmianDesign