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20 Artisan Knit Cowl Pattern Ideas

By: Julie DaMario, Editor, AllFreeKnitting
20 Artisan Knit Cowl Pattern Ideas

Try this unique kind of knit scarf pattern!

Although a cowl's primary purpose is to keep its wearer warm, many would say that style is a close second. Here at AllFreeKnitting, we're huge fans of layering (even when it's not cold outside). It's the easiest way to show off all of your knitted creations at once! Knit cowl patterns are a great way to infuse a bit of texture and color into your otherwise boring outfit.

That's why we've rounded up some of our favorite artisan knit cowl patterns for your accessorizing pleasure. From unique constructions to dazzling stitchwork, we've handpicked only the best designs for the creative (and cozy) dresser.

Knit Cowl Pattern Ideas with Stunning Stitchwork

Sometimes the beauty is in the details, and that is definitely true of this group of beautiful knit cowl patterns. Boasting impressive stitchwork and eye-catching lines, these five designs are sure to make people look twice. These knit cowl patterns may take a little longer, but the creative cables, delicate lace patterns, and eye-popping color changes are well worth the extra effort.

Creative Colorwork Cowl Knits

Although novice knitters may be hesitant to try stranded knitting, the dazzling colors and gorgeous geometric knit designs are hard to resist. After you've mastered the basic stitches and are ready to take on a challenge, try any one of these stunning knit cowl patterns. The creative colorwork in the patterns below is absolutely lovely. You're sure to make a cowl that won't just complement your outfit but steal the show.

Knit Cowl Patterns with Unique Construction

When your outfit needs a one-of-a-kind finishing touch, not just any cowl will do. From asymmetrical hems to draped silhouettes, this group of knit cowl patterns is sure to fulfil that unique vibe you're trying to achieve. Darling bow ties and streamlined shapes make for a collection of knit cowl patterns that is as unique as its wearer.

Knit Cowls with Gorgeous Art Yarn

There's nothing better than receiving a gorgeous skein of art yarn from one of your favorite yarn shops or vendors. The only problem with this precious yarn is trying to what to make! We've found that the best advice in terms of specialty yarn is to choose a pattern that lets the beauty of the yarn shine through. The following knit cowl patterns are perfect for exactly that. Clean lines and simple designs are the best way to show off your favorite art yarn.

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