How to knit unisex cowl for beginners
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How to knit a Unisex Cowl for beginners

This Cowl knitted in Bamboo stitch is an easy project, quick to knit, suitable for boys and girls; it’s an ideal gift option and it can be made using only one skein of yarn.

The Bamboo stitch knitting pattern is ideal for beginners: It has two rows, one of which is just purling…It has a nice texture, and it doesn’t curl.


100 gr of wool yarn (Number 6 or Super Bulky) #ad

2 x 10 mm knitting needles / US 15 #ad

Scissors, darning needle, measuring tape or ruler:

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Measurement of the finished Cowl

7.9 in / 20 cm height

24 in / 60 cm circumference (12 in / 30 cm width after sewing)


9 stitches y 12 rows in Stockinette stitch = 10 cm / 4 in.


CO: Cast on

st: Stitch

k: Knit

p: Purl

yo: Yarn over

BO: Bind off

Neck warmer knitting pattern Bamboo stitch

Unisex Cowl knitting pattern for beginners

Note: The odd rows form the right side of the work

CO 60 st

2 x 2 Ribbing section:

1º, 2º, 3º and 4º rows: *K2, P2*. Repeat from * to *, to the end.

Knit the next 14 rows in Bamboo stitch:

1º and every odd row: *yo, k2, pass the yo over the last st*. Repeat from * to * to the end.

2º and every even row: Purl across.

Repeat these last two rows 6 times more.

2 x 2 Ribbing section:

1º, 2º, 3º and 4º rows: *K2, P2*. Repeat from * to *, to the end.

BO in pattern: *BO 2 st knitwise, BO 2 st purlwise*. Repeat from * to *, to the end.

Sew on both sides of the rectangle, and you’re done!

Easy Cowl knitting pattern

It’s time to enjoy the video tutorial:

How to knit a Unisex Cowl for beginners

Hope you love it and don’t forget to share all that love 😉

Hugs and happy knitting,

Carolina – So Woolly

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