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Free Crochet Pattern For Child’s Cowl

    Crochet cowl for beginners pattern
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    How to crochet a cowl for children?

    This free crochet pattern for child’s cowl is easy enough for beginners, it is a one-piece and no-sew project for kids. To crochet the children’s cowl you will need some super bulky yarn and a 9mm crochet hook, you’d be surprised how quickly this snood works up! The gender neutral design makes it perfect for little girls and boys, from toddler to tween. You can even upgrade to the premium pattern to make a matching cowl for adults and teens.

    What Is a Crochet Cowl?

    A crochet cowl is simply a neck covering to keep you warm in the winter months. Unlike a scarf, a cowl just slips over the head and doesn’t need arranging or tying, making them much easier and safer for toddlers and children to wear. The perfect place to start is this free beginner crochet pattern for child’s cowl.

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    • Super Bulky / Super Chunky yarn
    • 9mm crochet hook
    • Scissors
    • Sewing needle


    Sizes & Gauge

    • 3.5” x 3.5” gauge swatch = 3 rows of 5 dc
    • Finished size – Child 22″ circumference
    • Adult size on premium download pattern only


    USA Terminology (UK Translation)

    • ch – Chain
    • dc – Double crochet
    • sl st – Slip stitch
    • st/sts – Stitch/Stitches

    Pattern notes

    • Chains & finishing slip stitches are not included in stitch count.

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    Beginner Child’s Cowl – free crochet pattern

    Let’s begin the crochet pattern child’s cowl! Don’t forget you can purchase a premium version of this pattern if you’d like to see more progress photos and less ads, plus ittt includes a bigger size for teens and adults.

    Beginner Child’s Cowl

    Round 1

    • ch x 40
    • sl st to first ch & ch x 3
    • Skip first foundation ch
    • (dc, ch x 1 & skip x 1) 20 times
    • sl st to 3rd turning ch & ch x 3

    (20 sts)

    Round 2

    • dc in ch3 space & ch x 1
    • (dc in ch space & ch x 1) 20 times
    • sl st to 3rd turning ch & ch x 3

    (20 sts)

    Round 3 – 9

    • Repeat round 2: 7 times
    • Fasten off & weave in ends

    (7 rounds of 20 sts)