Reversible Chunky Cowl: Free Crochet Pattern

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The Cozy Cowl encompasses simple stitches with bulky yarn making it an incredibly easy and fast project. With its lusciously soft faux fur crochet liner and twisted assembly, this cowl is not only one of the coziest accessories you’ll make this year but also one of the most uniquely designed. The pattern includes written instructions, for 3 different sizes, as well as a photo tutorial and video link for the assembly.

And, now, this design is being featured as on of the Best of 30 Days of Cozy!

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Photo of a woman wearing the crocheted Reversible Cozy Cowl


Are you ready to make your own? The free pattern for the Cozy Cowl is shared, below. If you’d like to support the work of this designer, scroll to the bottom to purchase the printable PDF.


  • 9.00 mm M/N crochet hook
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick, super bulky, size 6 yarn
    • Main Color: 100 yards (I used the Butterscotch colorway)
  • Bernat Pipsqueak, bulky, size 5 yarn
    • Contrasting Color: 60 yards (I used Baby White)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Measuring Tape

Stitches & Abbreviations

  • CH:     chain
  • SC:      single crochet
  • HDC:  half-double crochet
  • SLST:  slip stitch
  • MC:    main color
  • CC:     contrasting color
  • ST(S):  stitch(es)

Pattern Details

  • Skill Level: Easy
  • US Terminology
  • Gauge: 9 stitches X 10 rows = 4” square – Stitch used for gauge: SC
  • Size(s): Adult Large (other sizes available in premium and bundled pattern)
  • Measurement(s): 5 inches X 26 inches
  • No matter your skill level, I always suggest that you read through the pattern from beginning to end before beginning your work just to be sure you don’t have any questions that might cause frustration in the midst of your project.
  • Lightly block, if desired, before Assembly
  • CH are not counted as STS
  • Bernat Pipsqueak and other faux fur yarns can be difficult to see the stitches, use a measuring tape to get the proper length.
  • Using different yarn weights: CH an even number to desired width, repeat pattern to desired length.
  • Turn cowl into a scarf: Repeat pattern to desired length (60 – 65 inches), do not twist during assembly.
Photo of a woman enjoying her crocheted Reversible Cozy Cowl

 Cozy Reversible Cowl Crochet Pattern

With MC and 9mm size hook CH 12

ROW 1: SL ST in 3rd CH from hook, HDC in next ST, [SL ST in next ST, HDC in next ST] repeat [ ] till end of row. (10 STS)

ROW 2: CH 2, turn, SL ST in 1st ST, HDC in next ST, [SL ST in next ST, HDC in next ST], repeat [ ] till end of row. (10 STS)

ROW 3: Repeat Row 2 until 26 inches long, set aside *do not finish off* (10 STS)

With CC and 9mm size hook CH 10

ROW 1: SC in 2nd CH from hook, SC across row (9 STS)

ROW 2: CH 1, turn, SC across row (9 STS)

ROW 3: Repeat Row 2 till 26 inches, finish off and leave a long tail for sewing (9 STS) 


Step 1: Add hook back to MC, CH 1, holding both fabrics together SC through both fabrics along the long side, finish off, weave in ends.

Step 2: Attach yarn to other long side and SC through both fabrics along the long side, finish off, leave long a tail for sewing.

Step 3: Twist fabric twice, whipstitch the MC/outer cowl closed, weave in ends.

Step 4: Turn cowl inside out, whipstitch the CC/inner liner closed, weave in ends.

Collage of tutorial images for making the Reversible Cozy Cowl

Get the Downloadable PDF

While the free pattern is shared above, our readers often ask how to get a printable pattern or how they can support the work of independent designers such as Rebecca Laymon.

That is why we’ve made this pattern available as premium, ad-free, downloadable PDF. If you’d like to support Rebecca’s work, you can purchase the pattern, via the button, below.

About the Designer

Guest designer Rebecca Laymon, the woman behind The Crafty Review

Rebecca Laymon

Rebecca Laymon is a crocheter, knitter, pattern designer, and DIY crafter – mom of two amazing children, loving wife to a husband that has been her biggest supporter, and first-time blogger who is ready to share her love, knowledge, and experiences for all things crafty with other like-minded individuals.

Her goal is to share not just crochet and knitting patterns but also designer tips and tricks, Back 2 Basics tutorials, honest reviews for products – tools, accessories, materials, and patterns, DIY projects, and giveaways featuring some of her favorite crafty products.

Whether she is sharing a new pattern, reviewing the latest products, or trying her hand at a new DIY craft project, it’s her dream to do all the crafty things she loves and be able to share her passion and knowledge with you, the crafting community.

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