Let It Slip Knit Cowl

Let It Slip Knit Cowl
Let It Slip Knit Cowl

The Let It Slip Knit Cowl is an easy knit project for a cozy, yet stylish cowl. The Caron Simply Soft yarn will feel great against your skin and the bold colors are truly striking for every angle. Plus, the details really set this knit cowl apart. The subtle pattern is not overwhelming, but adds a certain amount of visual interest you won't be able to resist. Whether you choose to wear this free knitting pattern during the fall or winter, the classic shape and feel will become a great addition to your wardrobe. Prepare for heads to turn with this easy and eye-catching cowl you won't be able to resist.


Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm, 8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

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

Gauge20 sts and 28 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in pat using larger needle.

Finished SizeApprox 9" [23 cm] deep x 28" [71 cm] around.

Materials List

  • Caron™ Simply Soft™ (6 oz/170 g; 315 yds/288 m) Main Color (MC) Pagoda (0014) 1 ball
  • Caron™ Simply Soft Stripes™ (4 oz/113 g; 194 yds/177 m) Contrast A Jersey Shore (14007) 1 ball
  • Sizes U.S. 6 (4 mm) and U.S. 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needles 24" [60 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Stitch marker.


With smaller needle and MC, cast on 120 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts, and place marker for beg of rnd.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd (K1. P1) ribbing for 1½" [4 cm].

Change to larger needle and proceed in pat as follows:
1st rnd: With A, *K1. Sl1P. Rep from * around.
2nd rnd: With A, knit.
3rd rnd: With MC, K2. *Sl1P. K1. Rep from * around.
4th rnd: With MC, knit.
Rep 1st to 4th rnds for pat until work from beg measures 8½" [21 cm]. Break A.
Change to smaller needle.
With MC, knit 1 rnd.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd (K1. P1) ribbing for 1½" [4 cm].
Cast off in ribbing.


Slip next stitch purlwise with yarn in back

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a fun pattern to knit and if knit in the suggested yarn, soft and comfortable to wear - a good combination from the start, then if you choose colours that appeal to you it is perfection


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