Charming Cowl
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Charming Cowl

Knit this gorgeous cowl using Red Heart® Soft Yarn™ which has an elegant drape, subtle sheen and rich body combined with an ultra soft hand to create an exceptionally versatile yarn.

Designed by Mareva Lynde, courtesy of Red Heart®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Red Heart® Soft Yarn™ – Grey Heather (1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, 5.5mm (US 8)
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

Project Instructions

One size fits most.

Circumference at lower edge: 36".

Circumference at neck: 27".

Length: 9½".

GAUGE: 15 sts = 4" in Seed st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.


Row gauge is not critical for this project.

Cowl is worked in one piece from the top down.


Seed Stitch (worked over an even number of sts).

Row 1 (Right Side): * K1, p1; repeat from * across.

Row 2: * P1, k1; repeat from * across.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Seed st.


Yarn Over Pattern

Row 1: K2* yo, k2tog; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2.

Repeat Row 1 for Yarn over pattern.



Cast on 110 sts.

Work in Seed st for 3", end by working a wrong side row.


Knit 3 rows Garter st.


Work in Yarn over pattern for 6".


Knit 2 rows Garter st. Bind off knitwise.



Sew back seam. Weave in yarn ends.

Craft Notes

A yarn over (yo) is simply a way to add another stitch by placing the yarn over the right-hand needle.