Jodi Brown Designs

Frank & Bean Cowl


1 PDF Cowl knitting pattern

 A bulky weight cowl using slipped stitches and two contrasting colors. This knit will fly off your needles. 

Wanna make a set…2 skeins of DK for the MC and 1 skein of DK for the CC will be enough yarn for both the Frank & Beans Cowl as well as the Frank & Bean(ie) Hat. 


DK,  Yarn is held double throughout.

Frankie Grey Fibres Dk 75% Superwash Merino 25% Nylon

100g, 245 yds, 224 m. MC is  Denim and contrast color is Wonderland.

120g/294yds/269m of MC and 54g/132yds/121m of CC used. 


5.5mm/US 9 24” needles.

Or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences.  


One size. 13” wide x  9.25” high after blocking.  


17 stitches and 22 rows in 4” in pattern before blocking.


stitch marker, tapestry needle 

Pattern ideas; Mix and match your yarn

~DK held double = bulky

~Fingering held double + mohair x2 = bulky

~DK + Fingering + Mohair = bulky

~DK + Mohair held double = bulky

~Fingering held double + Mohair + Lang Paillettes Sparkles. 

  • Dont be afraid to mix and match your yarn. Use the guide here to create your perfect cowl. 
  • Make it marled, each strand of yarn could be a different color. 

Have fun playing with yarn weights and colors, this is a great pattern to use up your partial bits of yarn.