This easy crochet cowl is the perfect first crochet project for a beginner since it uses only one’s crochet stitch throughout the entire pattern and is quick to work up. I’m talking less than an hour from start to finish in making this crocheted cowl!
Read on down to find the free pattern with all the details right here on the blog or find the easy to print PDF version in our shop.
If you love quick & easy crochet patterns, then you’ll definitely love this easy crochet cowl! I can’t wait for you to get started on this simple design to see how fun (+easy) it is to crochet! Happy Crocheting.
The Crochet Stitch For a Beginner Cowl
This whole one-hour cowl pattern uses the half double crochet stitch which makes it works up extremely fast. If you are new to crochet then this cowl is for you since it is so simple to get the hang of.
I promise it this easy crochet stitch will make learning how to crochet a cowl seem like a breeze. If you’d like to learn how to make a half double crochet stitch in crochet follow the Easy Crochet tutorial below.
The Crochet Stitch for a Quick + Easy Cowl:
- Half Double Crochet (Written & Video Tutorial)
Yep! That’s it! Just one basic crochet stitch is needed to know how to crochet an easy cowl. If you can master this stitch, then you will be good to go.
The Yarn You’ll Need for This Chunky Beginner Cowl
This cowl uses less than 2 skeins of Cozy Wool from Michaels in the color Golden Rod which is a thick, chunky and super bulky six yarn. Super Bulky yarn is perfect to use on crochet projects like this because it works up so fast, and it feels cozy!
Take a look at the cozy yarn below. ↓
Do you want to use a Substitute Yarn? No problem! If you can’t find the Cozy Wool yarn I would suggest using Wool-Ease Thick & Quick or Hometown USA both of which are from Lion Brand.
The two substitute yarns can easily be found almost anywhere online including my go-to shopping place, Michaels.com.
Get Started on This Easy Crochet Cowl
If you are ready to make this simple crochet cowl then read on down for the full, FREE pattern or purchase the ready to print PDF version in our shop below.
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To sum it up: This simple beginner-friendly crochet cowl can be made quickly with thick bulky six yarn or even with strands of different yarn held together.
You’ll love how easy it is to make and how simple this cowl tutorial is to follow! Promise!
One Hour Beginner Crochet Cowl Pattern
Skill Level: Easy
- 2 skeins of Loops and Threads Cozy Wool or 180 yards of super bulky (6) yarn
- Crochet hook 9 MM
- Large Yarn Needle
- CH = Chain
- ST = Stitch
- SL ST = Slip Stitch
- HDC = Half Double Crochet
- 5 HDC’s = 4″
- 28″ circumference & 13″ height || fits most teen – adults
- CH’s 2 do not count as a ST (skip them)
- Written in Standard US terms
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Easy Cowl Pattern Steps
Round 1: CH 40, SL ST to first CH to form a circle, taking care not to twist. (40)
Round 2: CH 2, HDC in 3rd CH from the hook, HDC in every CH around, SL ST to top of first HDC. (40)
Round 3: CH 2, HDC in first ST, HDC in every ST around, SL ST to top of first HDC. (40)
Round 4-14: Repeat round 3. (40)
Finishing: After round 14 fasten off with scissors and weave in loose ends throughout cowl with a yarn needle.
Are you looking for even more crochet cowl patterns? Explore the Easy Crochet scarves/cowl pattern database for inspiration.
That’s it! Your one-hour crochet neck scarf cowl is now complete!
If you prefer video tutorials you can also find me over on YouTube!
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