Make this beautiful beginner crochet cowl with this free easy pattern! This simple cowl has a very modern look with simple basic stitches that is an easy cowl crochet pattern for a crochet beginner. Great for the cold weather and keeps your neck warm without the bulkiness of a scarf.
This is a great free crochet cowl pattern for a beginner and uses very basic double crochet stitches and color changes to make a beautiful cowl!
The free neck warmer pattern uses a size H, 5.00 mm crochet hook and medium worsted weight yarn. The cozy cowl edging is worked by single crochet stitches in the third loop only around to create a beautiful texture. The collar is then folded over to complete the stylish look. This is a great project for cold days, Winter season, Fall season…any time of year! This is a great easy stitch pattern that is a easy cowl pattern for beginner crocheters.
For the body of the easy crochet cowl you will choose 3 colors that compliment each other with the middle color being a variegated yarn. It’s helpful to pick your variegated yarn first then choose 2 other colors that look nice paired with that yarn. This easy crochet pattern doesn’t take too much yarn and can be completed with in a couple hours. Makes a great gift!
Skill level: easy, beginner
Beginner Crochet Cowl:
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– size H, 5.00 mm crochet hook
– Medium worsted weight yarn (size 4 weight). I used Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in “pink” and “white” and Yarn Bee Urban Chic in “Berry”.
– Tapestry needle
– Sewing needle
– 2, 1″ buttons
– Threading floss/sewing thread
sc- single crochet
dc- double crochet
sl st- slip stitch
Third Loop Only: Work in the loop directly behind the back loop of the stitch. This will create a nice texture.
With white yarn, Ch 101
Row 1: Dc in the 3rd ch from the hook and each ch to end (98).
Rows 2-5: Ch 2, turn, dc in each st across (98).
Row 6: Switch to variegated yarn, ch 2, dc in each st across (98).
Rows 7-10: Ch 2, dc in each st across (98).
Row 11: Switch to pink yarn, ch 2, dc in each st across (98).
Rows 12-15: Ch 2, dc in each st across (98). Fasten off on last row.
Fold one side of the cowl down and then the other side overlapping so there is a v shape point in the middle. Pick up a st anywhere along the neck warmer and sc evenly around the bottom, working through both stitches when they overlap, sl st to join.
Ch 1, sc in the third loop only in each st around, sl st to join and fasten off. Weave in ends.
With threading floss/sewing thread and sewing needle, sew 2 buttons onto the neck warmer.
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Tina Wright says
Love the pattern Laura. How many stitches would I use to resize for a 4 ry old and an 8 year old, please ?