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Knit Lipstick Cowl
Knit Lipstick Cowl

This beautiful Knit Lipstick Cowl is one of our favorite striped cowl patterns. It is quite easy to work up and you'll absolutely love the pattern! It is simple and easy to learn, which always makes knitting enjoyable. You can use any combination of colors to personalize this pattern. For the holidays, you can work up a bright red and green to gift someone for the holiday season. 

Knitting Needle Size15 or 10 mm

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Finished Sizeapprox. 13'' (33 cm) wide x 11'' (28 cm) high

Materials List

  • Super bulky weight yarn
  • 100 yards Color A + 100 yards Color B
  • Size 15 circular needles
  • Tapestry needle (large-eye sewing needle)


  • Using Color A, cast on 62 stitches
  • Knit one row
  • Join work in the round
    • For a video explaining this, click here:
  • Knit 10 rounds
  • Using Color B, knit 10 rounds
  • Color A: knit 5 rounds
  • Color B: knit 5 rounds
  • Color A: knit 3 rounds
  • Color B: knit 2 rounds
  • Bind off all stitches in Color B
Weave in ends using a tapestry needle.

Helpful Hints

When adding Color B:
Hold color B behind the work, leaving a 4-5'' tail. Insert knitting needle into next stitch to knit wrap; wrap Color B around needle; bring color B forward. Continue knitting, being careful not to pull on Color B too hard.

When knitting stripes:
You don't have to cut the yarn every time you switch colors! Instead, pick up the new color and twist once with the old color before knitting the next round. Be sure to leave enough slack in the yarn so it's not too tight.

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I'd probably name it "Strawberry Dreams Cowl" or something like that. But I love how quick and easy this pattern looks. I could probably knit up a few of these in different colors to donate to our local shelters.

Not sure what I would rename this cowl but, it does look quite easy to knit up. Strawberry Mousse maybe?

Easy Stripes Cowl

Maybe it is just me but I like the Shades Of Lipstick that it is already called. If there was white it could be Candy Cane.

Strawberry Wine

How about "hot lips"? But it really doesn't need a new name.

Shades of Blush Knit Cowl


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