These absolutely striking 21 lusciously cozy cowl crochet patterns are everything you need for your handmade holiday gifts this year. Giving someone the gift of a cuddle is just wonderful!
Whether you have just started learning how to crochet or are an experienced crafter, cowls are a highly accessible project to complete and can be made using any yarn or hook size provided that you work to the measurements given in the pattern.
A quick internet search will load up thousands of cowl crochet patterns which can be overwhelming, especially if you are a beginner and want to test the skills you have learned.
That is why we have gathered the top ten beautiful cowl crochet patterns, to provide you with plenty of inspiration.
Oh, but before you head off to explore, be sure to take a second and pin this pattern collection to your favorite crochet inspiration board on Pinterest so you can find it again fast when you’re ready for another cozy cowl!
Now, here are the top 21 Lusciously Cozy Cowl Crochet Patterns I think are just going to rock this winter season!
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21 Lusciously Cozy Cowl Crochet Patterns
Easy Ribbed Unicorn Cowl Crochet Pattern for Kids or Adults
A cute little kiddo or a quirky adult on your Christmas list is going to LOVE this fun and unique unicorn cowl. Featuring a hood, a cowl and a horn, this is definitely the cutest free crochet pattern design this fall.
Inside Out Ribbed Tube Crochet Cowl Pattern
This inside-out ribbed tube crochet cowl pattern is going to become a new favorite project to make and gift. A beginner-level crochet pattern that is easy to make customized for the receiver, it’s a fun project to add to your crochet basket.
Spruce Crochet Cowl Beginner Neck Warmer Pattern
This spruce crochet cowl pattern is the perfect beginner neck warmer pattern that you can make on your own. With so many different colors of yarn, you can customize several to fit your wardrobe!
Pretty Color Block Crochet Cowl in Adult and Child Sizes
This color block cowl pattern is a perfect choice because it is ideal for men, women, and children. It is also such a simple process that even beginners can make this almost immediately after starting to crochet!
The Chrysalis Thick and Cozy Crochet Cowl Pattern
The chrysalis is a stunning crochet cowl pattern that combines a nice thick bulky yarn and a combination of half double crochet and double treble crochet stitches. Chunky without being overly heavy, this cowl is one of the most beautiful I’ve ever made!
North Ridge Bulky Crochet Cowl Pattern
This crochet neck warmer is perfect for the guys and girls in your life. The pattern is written in size toddler to XL adult to fit most members of your family. And, it includes a crochet pattern for a flower applique that makes a great accent piece.
Super Cozy Crochet Cowl Pattern
This Crocheted Cowl pattern is designed for when you need something really warm around your neck. It is made with half double crochet and bean / puff crochet stitches (by nature thick stitches) combined with bulky weight yarn to create a really cozy fabric.
Sugar Maple Cowl Pattern with 4 Toggle Accents
And the Sugar Maple Cowl is an easy project. You can make up something really special for yourself in no time at all. Dress up the cowl with something a little fun and unique with just four toggle buttons. I went with a more natural look when I crocheted mine, but you can have so much fun with yours — shiny metal, bright acrylic, handmade charm, or ooh vintage. Search your favorite marketplace for toggle buttons — there are so many to choose from.
Wandertrail Crochet Cowl Pattern
Thick, cuddly and full of character, this fun and easy beginner-level pattern is sized for adults, toddlers and every size in between. With enough body to keep your ears warm, this cowl is so versatile, I just want to cuddle up with it all winter long!
Warm Woodland Trekke Crochet Cowl
Thick, cuddly and perfectly matched with the ear warmer pattern in the same set, this fast and fun cowl is a great winter project. Plus, it makes the perfect gift because it’s got such a beautiful drape, anyone you gift it to will find it soft and falls so nicely around the neck!
High Ridge Archer Cowl Pattern
This cowl crochet pattern is great for all skill levels as it has a beautiful knit appearance with a highly textured neck which provides a modern appearance.
This PDF file comes with everything you need to make this project from start to finish including a list of recommended tools and materials, detailed instructions complete with photographs to provide a visual aid.
Textured Neck Warmer Crochet Pattern
This cowl crochet pattern comes with a PDF booklet that includes all the information that you need to make this cowl as well as a neck warmer and scarf variation that utilizes the same stitches.
This cowl is great for beginners as it is made by repeating the same two rows which makes it easy to make. The well-detailed instructions are accompanied with plenty of images so you can track your progress easily.
Moss Boss Cowl Crochet Pattern
This Moss Boss Cowl Crochet Pattern comes as an instant PDF download and incorporates one of the easiest stitches – the moss stitch.
Perfect for beginners who want to test the skills that they have learned or experienced crocheters who want a quick project to make, this cowl can make a great gift and the easiness of the instructions means that it stitches up really quickly.
Easy Breezy Buttoned Cowl
This cowl crochet pattern works up really quickly and is incredibly simple to make. Not only is this project extremely fun to do but it is fantastic for all skill levels as it only requires basic knowledge of simple stitches.
The instructions are well written and detailed which makes it great for those who want to improve their pattern reading skills.
Grey Sea Waves Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern
This cowl crochet pattern is incredibly versatile as it can be made using any kind of yarn weight and hook size but works particularly well when made using medium worsted or Aran yarn.
The stitches included in this pattern are basic but they require you to work in the back and front loops which can be quite tricky for beginners to complete. Therefore, make sure that you are confident in trying more difficult techniques.
Elegant Lace Cowl Scarf Crochet pattern
This cowl crochet pattern is great for those wanting to delve into some lacework and is at an intermediate or experienced skill level. This lace design pattern is made using finger weight yarn which makes this cowl great for wearing all year round thanks to the lightness.
The instructions are well-detailed and clear to follow which makes it enjoyable to make and the images that accompany the pattern make it easy to follow.
The Librarian Cowl Crochet Pattern
This Librarian Cowl Crochet Pattern is a beautiful project to make that it surprisingly easy despite its intimidating appearance.
The instructions are easy to follow and there are more than 50 images that accompany the step-by-step guidance which makes it incredibly simple to track your progress. There is also a chart of the lace pattern to make it easier for those who haven’t encountered lacework before.
Crochet PATTERN: Chunky Soft & Sweet Cowl
This chunky cowl crochet pattern is great for those who are wanting a project that can be made quickly and is the perfect accessory for the winter months. When using soft yarns, this cowl is fantastic for providing comfort.
This project is perfect for advanced beginners who want to work with basic and difficult stitches as well as those who want to improve their pattern reading skills. The pattern is written in English and uses US terminology and comes with step-by-step guidance accompanied with images to help you track your progress.
Kinsa – Easy Crochet Cowl Lace Pattern
This cowl crochet pattern is one of the easiest in this list of recommendations and will make the perfect introduction for beginners who want to venture into lacework.
This cowl incorporates 2 lace patterns which will keep you engaged throughout and ensure that you improve your pattern reading skills. Bear in mind that you need to know how to increase and decrease at the edges which helps to create the diagonal edges.
Dixie Cowl Crochet Pattern
This Dixie Cowl Crochet Pattern is ideal for all skill levels and can be worn for the majority of months across the year thanks to its versatility.
This PDF download comes with everything you need including a list of recommended materials and tools required to get the best results as well as instructions that are written in English using US terminology which can help improve pattern reading skills.