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15 Easy Chunky Crochet Cowls to Keep You Cozy and Warm

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15 Easy Chunky Crochet Cowls to Keep You Cozy and Warm

It’s getting to that time of year. The time of year when you start noticing the leaves falling and the evenings getting shorter and cooler. It’s also the perfect time to break out your cozy cowls.

If you don’t have a cowl, why not make one you love. They’re easy and work up in a few hours at the most – especially when they’re made with chunky yarn.

To help you in your search for the perfect cowl crochet pattern, I’ve created this list of 15 easy chunky crochet cowls to keep you cozy and warm.

Fiona Button Scarf

The Fiona Button Scarf is a lovely piece for both fall and winter and is crocheted lengthwise in a slightly modified granny stripe. Two buttons join it together to create a long loop like an infinity scarf or wear it unbuttoned for a traditional scarf. Versatile and pretty, lofty and warm!

Via Fiber Flux

 

Bulky Cross Stitch Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

This bulky crochet cowl is fast and easy to make, yet rich in texture. It is unisex (can be worn by both women and men) and great for gift giving.

Via Mango Tree Crafts

 

Outlander Cowl Crochet Pattern

Inspired by Claire’s cowl in the TV show Outlander, this crochet cowl pattern is quick and easy to make, even for beginners.

Via Dabbles and Babbles

 

Round Shell Stitch Cowl

This cowl is created using the shell stitch. The shell stitch gives such a beautiful and elegant look, and it is extremely easy to do since it simply consists of four double crochets and a chain 1 in between!

Via All About Ami

 

Basic Chunky Cowl – Beginner Crochet Pattern

This quick and simple crochet pattern is perfect for showcasing your favorite yarn.

Via Hopeful Honey

 

Large Chunky Infinity Crochet Scarf

This Large Chunky Infinity Crochet Scarf pattern is so easy to whip up and will keep you warm all winter long! Promise!

Via Rescued Paw Designs

 

Chunky Color Block Cowl

An incredibly cozy oversized cowl with great texture. This crochet pattern works up in just a couple of hours and promises to keep you warm and snuggly on even the coldest winter day.

Via Tangled Happy

 

Long Double Crochet Cowl

Rather than working in rounds and joining the ends at the completion of each round, this long cowl is crocheted row by row and then join the ends at the very end. Super simple!

Via All About Ami

 

Squish Cowl

This cowl uses the Split Bullion Stitch. It’s actually a bit easier than a standard bullion stitch, plus it makes this amazing super textured and squishy fabric! It does take a little practice, but it’s worth it.

Via Moogly

 

Cross Hatch Button-Up Cowl Crochet Pattern

This cowl is the perfect pattern for the beginner or more experienced crocheter. It is super easy and quick to make – make it in one day. Crochet one for yourself and then make more for the special people in your life!

Via Dabbles and Babbles

 

Fluffy Clouds Infinity Scarf

This gorgeous crochet scarf truly works up quickly – in as little as two hours actually!

Via Croyden Crochet

 

Effortless Cowl

This is a wonderful cowl for beginners…or anyone who loves plushy and soft crochet projects.

Via Crochet in Color

 

The Bixby Crochet Cowl Pattern

This free crochet cowl pattern uses the herringbone double crochet stitch to create a deliciously chunky scarf with a modern look.

Via Make and Do Crew

 

Quick One Hour Cowl Crochet Pattern

If you’re looking for a quick and effortless crochet project, check out this adorable one-hour cowl crochet pattern.

Via Rescued Paw Designs

 

Sprinkles Cowl

This cowl uses one of our favorite simple stitches that produces amazing texture – the baby bean stitch.  This cowl will make a perfect, quick gift for the holiday season or a last minute cozy accessory for yourself.

Via Left In Knots

Looking for more great crochet patterns:  Done In a Day Crochet Baby BlanketEasy Crochet Can CozyTulip Textured Crochet Dishcloth, Colorful Solid Granny Square DishclothEasy Cozy Crochet BlanketCrochet Beach BagOutland CowlCaps for a CauseCrochet Infinity ScarfCrochet Cat BedCrochet iPhone CaseEasy-Peasy Crochet Beanie

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Easy Modern Crochet Patterns

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Beautiful modern crochet patterns. Easy crochet patterns that are quick to work up and make great gifts.

Modern easy crochet patterns from Belle Noelle Creations.

Easy Modern Crochet Patterns – I apologize for my temporary absence but I’ve been away this summer enjoying some much-needed family time at the lake. It wasn’t all fun and games though, I actually managed to squeeze in some work, including something I’m really excited to share. Yesterday I opened a new Etsy shop called Belle Noelle Creations – in honor of the love of my life, my daughter Noelle. The goal of my shop is to offer modern, stylish and easy to crochet patterns. I don’t like to spend a lot of time on a project (what can I say, I get bored easily) so most of my crochet patterns are items that can be made in a day or two. I’ll also be posting some cute kids crochet patterns in the shop shortly.

Hopefully you’ll get a moment to check out my new shop and let me know what you think. I’m appreciative of any feedback you may have.

Everyone loves free giveaways so….the first 30 people who can show me that they’ve pinned the above photo on Pinterest or shared this post on Facebook will receive FIVE FREE CROCHET PATTERNS from me! Just send me a quick email here to show me a link to your pin or post and I’ll send you your free crochet patterns.

Oh, and I’d like to give a huge shout out to my beautiful model and friend Sherri who makes my designs look fabulous!

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Easy-Peasy Crochet Beanie

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Easy-peasy crochet beanie.

Easy-peasy crochet beanie.

Easy-Peasy Crochet Beanie – In an earlier post I talked about the bucket list of things I wanted to learn.  The first thing on the list was to learn how to knit.  This past summer I took the plunge and started knitting with an easy cowl.  It turned out beautifully (with a big thanks to my mother-in-law Lynda for her guidance and patience in getting me going). I ended up making a number of the cowls, some hats and leg warmers for Noelle.  I really enjoyed knitting but one fateful day when we were out camping at the beach, my camping neighbour offered to teach me to crochet – game over for the knitting!   Wow, I liked crocheting SO MUCH MORE than knitting.  It’s faster, requires a little less attention than knitting and it’s a lot easier to fix any mistakes you make along the way. I also find that crocheting is soothing and can put you in a zen-like state once you get going.

So I wanted to show you the very first crochet project (the hat in the photo is the actual hat I made) – the easy-peasy crochet beanie.  It’s so easy anyone can do it. After I made the hat, I wrote down all the instructions that my camping neighbour gave me. Here’s the pattern (hopefully you can make this out, it’s written pretty loosie goosie as this is just the way it made sense to me):

Materials:

  • A bulky yarn. I used Bernat Roving in cream that I purchased at Michael’s. If you’d like to embellish the hat with a design then you’ll also need a second colour.
  • One 5.5 – 6mm crochet hook.
  • Yarn or tapestry needle
  • Button if you choose to add a flower

Pattern:

  1. Chain 5 and then join together into a ring with a slip stitch (keep all your stitches loose).
  2. 12 double crochets into the ring.
  3. Chain 3 and then 1 double crochet into the same stitch as the chain 3 from the previous row. Now double crochet in each stitch around and then slip stitch to join.
  4. Chain 3, 2 double crochet in the next stitch then 1 double crochet and the repeat this pattern for the entire row. Slip stitch to join.
  5. Chain 3, 2 double crochet in the next stitch then 1 double crochet in the next TWO stitches and keep in this pattern for the entire row. Slip stitch to join. (If you’re wanting to make a childs hat skip to step 7)
  6. Chain 3, 2 double crochet in the next stitch then 1 double crochet in the next THREE stitches and keep in this pattern for the entire row. Slip stitch to join.
  7. Chain 3, double crochet in each stitch and join with a slip stitch.  Continue this for each row until the hat is as long as you want it.
  8. Final row, chain 1 and then single crochet in each stitch and slip stitch to join (keep this last row loose or else it will make the hat too tight at the bottom).
  9. Fasten off and weave the ends into the hat using your yarn/tapestry needle.

When I was done, I added in the second yarn colour to create the swirl design.  I found an easy flower pattern online and fastened it onto the hat with the button which I just love.

If you’re looking for more fun crochet projects check out this great book: Crochet One-Skein Wonders®: 101 Projects from Crocheters around the World

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