Crochet Cowl Hood Pattern

Crochet Hooded Cowl

Stay extra warm and toasty this winter with a crochet hooded cowl. Wear it with a jacket or coat with no hood or for really cold weather, wear it under a coat hood for more layers of warmth. This pattern is written for child-size with adult-size adjustments included within the instructions. Made using two strands of worsted weight yarn and a large hook, this hooded cowl can be completed in the time it takes to watch a movie or two.

The Pattern

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Crochet Hooded Cowl Pattern
Crochet Hooded Cowl Pattern

Make It Your Own

As with most crochet patterns, small changes can be made to the hooded cowl to reflect your personality. The following are a few ideas for inspiration.

  • Two strands of worsted weight yarn were used to crochet the hooded cowl, but a bulky weight yarn with a matching gauge can be substituted.
  • Using a different color for each yarn strand will give your stitches a tweed look. The example was done with white and gray strands. Experiment with colors to get your ideal combination.
  • The button used is for decorative purposes only. A bigger or smaller button can be used.
  • Other embellishment ideas could be a corsage pin, two or three buttons sewn vertically down the front, or a drawstring woven around the face opening of the hood and tied at the neck.

Scrap-Busting Gift

After working on a variety of crochet projects, a basket of leftover yarn balls is inevitable. This hooded cowl pattern is perfect for using up the scraps. Choose one main color for one strand to use throughout, but a variety of colors for the second strand. The finished project will definitely be one-of-a-kind.

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