Crochet Hat and Cowl Pattern
Looking for a Crochet Hat and Cowl Pattern for Beginners? Look no further, you can start making this simple crochet project today! This crochet hat pattern comes in a range of sizes from newborn baby to 3-6 months to 6-12 months to toddler to teen/adult and men’s/adult large! Click the button below to purchase an Ad-Free PDF on Etsy or keep scrolling to use the Free Crochet Pattern Below in this post!
Design Story and Inspiration
Lately I feel like I have been needing simple, fast and satisfying crochet projects. I just don’t have the focus to be making any large crochet projects! So I turned to this soft and chunky yarn from The Hook Nook called Yummy. It works up fast and makes beautiful stitches! I love this color and I really wanted a new accessory so I decided design this crochet hat and cowl pattern!
I wanted to create a textured fabric but I wanted it to be a simple crochet pattern. By alternating slip stitches and double crochet with this chunky yarn this cozy crochet hat and cowl pattern for beginners came to life! I only wrote the cowl for one size but the hat comes in six different sizes, from newborn baby to 3-6 months to 6-12 months to toddler to teen/adult and men’s/adult large! This crochet project would make great gifts for the holidays or you could use this baby hat crochet pattern for a baby shower gift!
About The Yarn
Have you realized yet that I have a thing for The Hook Nook Yarns? I am not a bulky weight yarn person at all but this category 5 is perfection! It’s light for a bulky yarn since it has so much fluff, it‘s not dense or heavy at all. I love that I can make fast crochet projects using this yarn but they aren’t too heavy! Plus The Hook Nook Yummy Yarn comes in SO MANY beautiful colors! You are sure to find one that you love, if you haven’t checked these yarns yet, you must! Keep scrolling to use the Free Crochet Pattern to make your own or click the button below and save it for later on Pinterest!
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How to Style
It’s amazing how having a matching hat and cowl crochet set can really pull together an outfit! A jean jacket and top can be a bit boring but adding these two crochet pieces into the mix really pulled this outfit together! This simple crochet hat and cowl works well with this casual look but you could even dress this outfit up with a classy pea coat!
- Hat Sizing – Newborn (3-6 mo.,6-12 mo., toddler, teen/adult, men’s/adult large) – Use corresponding numbers for your size.
- Cowl is written for one size which will fit most teens/adults.
- * Designates a repeat.
- Ch 1 and Ch 2 at the beginning of Rounds and Rows do not count as stitches.
- Skill Level: Easy
The gauge for this crochet hat and cowl pattern for beginners is 16 rows x 12 sts is 4″ x 4″ in pattern repeat. Please check your gauge to ensure a proper fit of your crochet hat.
Crochet Hat Pattern
Round 1 – Fsc 40 (46, 48, 54, 60, 72) sl st to 1st Fsc to continue working in rounds.
Round 2 – Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st sc, dc in next sc, *sl st in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from * to end, sl st to 1st sl st.
Round 3 – Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st dc, dc in next sl st, *sl st in next dc, dc in next sl st, repeat from * to end.
Rounds 4 to 16 (18, 22, 24, 32, 36) – Repeat Row 3.
Round 17 (19, 23, 25, 33, 37) – Ch 2, turn, 1 dc in each stitch, sl st to 1st dc.
Round 18 (20, 24, 26, 34, 38) – Ch 1 turn, FPdc in 1st st, BPdc in next st, *FPdc in next st, BPdc in next st, repeat from * to end, sl st to 1st st.
Rounds 19 (21, 25, 27, 35, 39) & 20 (22, 26, 28, 36, 40) – Repeat Round 18 (20, 24, 26, 34, 38) finish off.
Use remaining yarn to close up your hat on the Fsc edge (Round 1)
Crochet Cowl Pattern
Row 1 – Fsc 30
Row 2 – Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st sc, dc in next sc, *sl st in next sc, dc in next sc, repeat from * to end.
Row 3 – Ch 1, turn, sl st in 1st dc, dc in next sl st, *sl st in next dc, dc in next sl st, repeat from * to end.
Rows 4 to 60 – Repeat Row 3, do not finish off.
- Finished Panel Measurement is 8-1/2″ x 21″
- Twist your panel and fold in half to seam Row 1 to Row 60 using your tail.
3. Finish off and weave in your end.
I hope you enjoyed making this Chunky Crochet Hat and Cowl Set using this modern free crochet pattern! Stay in the loop by signing up for the Life and Yarn Newsletter for more modern free crochet patterns! Before you go, check out my newest Free Crochet Patterns or you might like some of my other hat and headband patterns below!
Looking for some other projects?
Try making my Adena Double Brim Beanie!
Or the Hello Darling Headband Earwarmer!
The Puff Shell Beanie is also another fast chunky crochet project!
Or maybe you’d like a bit more of a challenge and can try the Canan Cabled Headband!