Free Crochet Cowl Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern - Cross Stitched

Free Crochet Cowl Pattern - A Free Crochet Pattern

Creating a Free Crochet Cowl Pattern

Materials Needed

To begin this project, you will need a size M (9mm) crochet hook and a yarn needle. Additionally, you will require 108 yards of Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in Barley (COLOR A) and 2 yards in Oatmeal (COLOR B), or any super bulky 6 yarn for the adult size cowl. If you prefer yarn without wool, Amazon offers various options to choose from. The finished sizes are approximately 24" circumference and 7" width for adults, and 22" circumference and 6" width for older children.

Crochet Abbreviations

  • hdc = half double crochet
  • ch = chain
  • bl = back loop
  • fl = front loop
  • st = stitch
  • sl st = slip stitch

Simple Cowl Pattern Steps

Adult Size Cowl

Gauge is approximately 7 sts for every 4".

Instructions:

  1. Round 1: With COLOR A, ch 40 and join with a slip stitch to the first chain, forming a circle without twisting the chain (40 stitches).
  2. Round 2: Ch 1, single crochet once into every chain around, and slip stitch to the top of the first single crochet (40 stitches).
  3. Round 3: Ch 1, *work a half double crochet in the front loop, and in the next stitch work a half double crochet in the back loop*, repeat from * around, and slip stitch to the top of the first half double crochet (40 stitches).
  4. Continue alternating between working in front and back loops for rounds 4 to 8.
  5. Round 9: Join in COLOR B, ch 1, single crochet in every stitch around, and slip stitch to the top of the first single crochet (40 stitches).

Finally, fasten off and weave in any loose ends using a yarn needle.

Child Size Cowl

Gauge is approximately 7 sts for every 4".

Instructions:

  1. Round 1: With COLOR A, ch 36 and join with a slip stitch to the first chain, making sure not to twist the chain (36 stitches).
  2. Continue following the same pattern as the adult size cowl, adjusting for the different starting chain length.
  3. Round 8: Switch colors and join in COLOR B, ch 1, single crochet in every stitch around, and slip stitch to the top of the first single crochet (36 stitches).

Finishing

Once the cowl is complete, fasten off and weave in any loose ends using a yarn needle for a clean finish.

With these guidelines and the specified materials and steps, you will be able to create a beautiful crochet cowl for yourself or your loved ones. Enjoy the creative process of making your own cozy accessory!
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