Cable and Rib Cowl

Cable and Rib Cowl

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Spinrite
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Additional Information



  • Patons Classic Wool Bulky (3.5 oz; 78 yds): Gold 2 balls
  • Size U.S. 13 circular knitting needle 24” long or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle
  • Scissors


Approx. 9-1/2" high x 29" around
11 sts and 15 rows = 4” in stocking st.

Cast on 84 sts loosely. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: Purl.
2nd rnd: *P1. K1below. Rep from * around.
3rd and 4th rnds: As 1st and 2nd rnds.
5th rnd: P7. *M1P. P14. Rep from * to last 7 sts. M1P. P7. 90 sts.
6th rnd: P1. K1below. *P1. K8. (P1. K1below) 3 times. Rep from * to last 13 sts. P1. K8. (P1. K1below) twice.
7th rnd: P3. *P4. K4. P7. Rep from * to last 12 sts. P4. K4. P4.
8th to 15th rnds: Rep 6th and 7th rnds 4 times more.
16th rnd: P1. K1below. *P1. C8B. (P1. K1below) 3 times. Rep from * to last 13 sts. P1. C8B. (P1. K1below) twice.
17th rnd: P3. *K4. P11. Rep from * to last 12 sts. K4. P8.
18th rnd: As 6th rnd.
19th to 26th rnds: Rep 17th and 18th rnds 4 times more.
27th rnd: As 17th rnd.
28th rnd: As 16th rnd.
29th rnd: As 7th rnd.
30th to 35th rnds:
Rep 6th and 7th rnds 3 times more.
36th rnd: As 6th rnd.
37th rnd: P7. *P2tog. P13. Rep from * to last 8 sts. P2tog. P6. 84 sts.
38th rnd: *P1. K1below. Rep from * around.
39th rnd: Purl.
40th rnd: As 38th rnd.
Cast off purlwise.

= Approximately
C8B = Slip next 4 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle
K = Knit
K1below = Knit next stitch 1 row below, at same time, slipping off stitch above
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
M1P = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and purling into back of loop
P = Purl
P2tog = Purl next 2 stitches together
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)