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Cowls
Updated November 02, 2015
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Cuddle up with this cozy Bittersweet Cowl that's great for the winter. This classic free knitting pattern is simple, stylish, and fun to make. The versatility of this knit pattern makes it the perfect choice for any outfit. This knit cowl pattern is long enough to loop around your neck twice, so you are guaranteed to feel nice and warm when the wind starts to howl. This is a luxurious yet quick pattern that would make a perfect last-minute gift. Basic lace zigzags through the center of this knit cowl form an intriguing flame pattern you won't be able to resist.

Bittersweet Cowl
Bittersweet Cowl
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Knitting Needle Size: 9 or 5.5 mm

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

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For even more can't-miss knit cowl patterns, be sure to check out our collection of 21 Killer Knit Cowl Patterns. The possibilities are endless when it comes to these chic and practical knit cowls.

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I made the Bittersweet Cowl in a beautiful peacock blue for my niece who just loves it! The pattern is easy to read and understand. Don't hesitate to give this one a try!

I made the Bittersweet Cowl in a beautiful peacock blue for my niece who just loves it! The pattern is easy to read and understand. Don't hesitate to give this one a try!

I made this Bittersweet Cowl pattern in a beautiful peacock blue for my niece. It was absolutely beautiful and she just loves it! Pattern is easy to read and very understandable. Don't hesitate to give this one a try!

I made this Bittersweet Cowl pattern in a beautiful peacock blue for my niece. It was absolutely beautiful and she just loves it! Pattern is easy to read and very understandable. Don't hesitate to give this one a try!

I just finished this cowl and it looks great! I really enjoyed making it as well )

I made this cowl and it was a great project. The cowl is so beautiful and I enjoyed making it!

There appears to be errors in the pattern as written-it states to work 6 rounds garter stitch, garter stitch is all knit, then its says to knit 6 rounds, then to garter stitch 6 rounds beginning with a purl row-if its all knit, how are they getting a purl row? I'm wondering if where it says to garter stitch, if it is in fact stocking stitch? Very confusing!

I know it sounds counterintuitive, but when working in the round knitting every row creates stockinette stitch. To get garter stitch alternate knit and purl rows.

My window for Bittersweet Cowl 3942690 free pattern did not open for Knitting directions.

I've made this beautiful cowl twice and it is wonderful. I've just starting knitting just a couple of months ago, and this pattern helped me feel comfortable reading a chart, following a pattern, and adding something lovely to my wardrobe. Many of the ladies at my crochet/knitting group have asked for the pattern. I'll probable make a few more!

I would like the pattern for the bittersweet cowl. I do not have a blog

Hi, tribblecat 3942690. You do not need to have a blog to access the pattern; anyone can access it! Simply click on the link that says "Click here for knitting pattern," and a new window should open with the pattern in full. Hope this helps! --Editors of AllFreeKnitting

The symbols are T's and O's. T's leaning to the right mean knit 2 together. T's leaning to the left mean init 2 together into back of loop. O's mean yarn over. Hope this may help you.

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