GEMMA Knit Lace Cowl Knitting Pattern by Kristin Omdahl
The GEMMA Knit Lace Cowl is quick to work up for a last minute gift or a quick treat for yourself. With one ball of Be So Bold Yarn (bamboo and cotton blend, #4 worsted weight yarn) it is decadently soft and with US10 (6mm) circular knitting needles, it blocks into an exquisite fabric with incredible drape. Scroll to he bottom of this pattern page for the chart and video tutorial. Purchase an ad-free PDF of this pattern for $3.99 HERE
What you will need to make the GEMMA Knit Lace Cowl:
- 184 yds (167m) #4 worsted weight yarn
- US10 (6mm) circular knitting needles, 24 in
- Stitch Marker
- Yarn needle
Gauge: 10 sts / 16 rounds = 4 in (10cm) after blocking
Finished size: 30 in (76.2cm) circumference x 11 in (28cm) tall, after blocking
Stitch Guide: Knit cast on (KCO), knit (k), purl (p), yarn over (yo), slip slip knit (ssk), knit 2 together (k2tog), slip 2 knit wise, knit 1, pass 2 slip stitches over (s2kp), and bind off (BO).
Set Up Round 1: KCO 80 sts, place marker, join in round being careful to not twist stitches. — 80 sts
Set Up Round 2: Purl around, slip marker. — 80 sts
Set Up Round 3: Knit around, slip marker. — 80 sts
Set Up Round 4: Purl around, slip marker. — 80 sts
Note: Slip marker at the end of each round.
Round 1: *K2tog, yo. Rep from around.
Round 2: Knit around.
Round 3: *Ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Round 4: *Yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Round 5: *K1, yo, sk2p, yo, k4. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Round 6: *K2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k3. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Note: Slip the first st of round 7 to the end of the round (other side of the stitch marker) for the last k2tog.
Round 7: *Yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Round 8: *K5, yo, sk2p, yo. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Round 9: Knit around. — 80 sts
Round 10: *K2tog, yo. Rep from * around. — 80 sts
Round 11: Knit around. 80 sts
Rep rounds 3 – 11 three more times.
Next round: Purl around.
Next Round: Knit around.
Next Round: Purl around.
BO all sts loosely. Fasten off.
Finishing: Hand wash, block to finished measurements and allow to dry.