Seed Stitch Cowl

PDF Knitting Pattern


This thick, squishy cowl is sure to keep you warm through the fall and winter.  It’s an easy knitting project for beginners that works up quickly!

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You Will Need:

  • Approx. 175 Yards of #6 Super Bulky Yarn (I used Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick, 2 skeins)

  • US Size 11 (8 mm) circular knitting needle, no more than 36” (91 cm) long

  • Scissors

  • Large Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle

  • Ruler or Measuring Tape

  • Stitch Marker large enough to slide onto the knitting needle

PDF Pattern Includes:
3 pages of instructions
10 instructional photos
2-page Printer-Friendly Version without photos


Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Finished Size: about 32” (81 cm) in circumference by 12” (30.5 cm) high

Note: This cowl can be made in any yarn at any gauge. If you prefer to use a different yarn weight, please use a needle size appropriate for the thickness of the yarn you are using. If you use a different yarn weight, you may also need to change the size of the cowl. To change the size of the cowl, cast on any even number of stitches. If you use a different yarn weight and / or change the size, please make sure you have enough extra yarn to do so.

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