This winter cowl crochet pattern is designed for when you need something really warm around your neck to keep the chill breeze out. It is made with just a few easy-to-master crochet stitches (pouffy, thick stitches) combined with bulky weight yarn to create a really cozy fabric.
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Quick and Easy Winter Cowl Crochet Pattern – Winter View Cowl
Winter crochet patterns don’t have to be difficult! This easy crochet pattern is very simple and quick, but creates a beautiful crochet cowl that will keep you warm during the winter months.
This cowl is worked in the round with the heavily textured stitching, with no seaming. As you snuggle up on a cool fall night with your crochet hook and yarn, dreaming of adventures exploring the brisk winter, this project will work up quick and be a beautiful addition to your winter bundle-up attire. Just rounds of easy and relaxing stitch work with bulky weight yarn. When you’re done, this perfect, cozy cowl will be ready to tuck over your head or be a perfect gift for someone special.
The crochet cowl pattern can be completed quick, so just read on for the pattern.
Winter View Cowl
14 in high x 12 in wide (36 x 30 cm)
- Approximately 420 yards worsted weight yarn. Worsted weight organic cotton yarn used for cowls pictured, but any worsted weight yarn can be used.
- Open ring stitch markers, optional
- Tapestry needle
Size H/8 (5.0 mm)
In alternating slip stitch and double crochet, 14 stitches equals 4 in (10.2 cm) in row.
- Pattern is reversible and designed to be a snug fit on an adult.
- Cowl is worked in a continuous spiral and the alternating stitch pattern will be offset for each round.
- Do not join rounds unless specified.
- The yarn used for these items contains natural fiber and requires special laundering. Please read yarn labels and follow directions to maintain the life of your crochet work.
Slip Stitch in Back Bar (Bottom Loop) of Foundation Chain:
Turn your foundation chain over and crochet in the row of single “bumps” or loops created on the bottom when you made the chain.
Altered Bean Stitch (Bean Stitch) / Puff Stitch:
Insert hook in stitch, yarn over and pull through, *yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, yarn over and pull through, repeat from * 4 more times, yarn over, pull through 12 loops on hook, chain 1 (to lock stitch). Skip 1 stitch immediately following bean stitch. This will equal two stitches in pattern. Due to large number of loops on crochet hook, only light tension may be required.
Directions (with Bean Stitch)
Chain 72, do not join round.
Turn foundation chain over and slip stitch in bottom loop of first stitch of foundation chain (see Special Stitches Section for instructions), do not twist piece, continue to slip stitch in each stitch of foundation chain, slip stitch in first stitch to join, 72 stitches total.
Slip stitch in each stitch of previous round.
Altered Bean Stitch (see Special Stitches Section for instructions) in first stitch of previous round, continue with bean stitch for entire round, 36 bean stitches total.
Slip stitch and double crochet into first bean stitch of previous round, (if desired, place stitch marker and continue to move marker up each round as piece progresses) slip stitch in second stitch of previous round, double crochet in third stitch of previous round, continue to alternate slip stitch and double crochet in each stitch of round.
Rounds 5 – 46 or until piece measures approximately 12 ½ in (32 cm) high:
Continue to alternate slip stitch and double crochet, working in a continuous spiral, for number of rounds indicated, crochet final two stitches together in last stitch (this is a decrease).
Bean stitch in first stitch of previous round, continue with bean stitch for entire round, 36 bean stitches total.
Rounds 48 and 49:
Slip stitch in front loop of each stitch.
Weave in ends.