Two-Tone Tunisian Crochet Cowl

A perfect beginner Tunisian Crochet Project.

Skill Level | Beginner
Finished Size | 32″ circumference; 16″ tall

Our Tunisian crochet super cowl is perfect for when you want a quick and easy project that’s warm and functional.

If you’re looking for a beginner Tunisian crochet project that’s a little more interesting your basic wash cloth, you’re in the right place. Our two-tone Tunisian crochet cowl combines the introductory Tunisian crochet stitch with super bulky yarn for a quick and simple weekend project.

With this project you’ll get to practice your Tunisian simple stitch skills and take it a step further with the addition of a second color. Although it’s worked in a flat piece, this super cowl gets its shape from stitching the two ends together.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started as well as written instructions to walk you through our Tunisian crochet super cowl from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 200 yds; Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & QuickButterscotch
  • Color A – Butterscotch; 100 yds
  • Color B – Oatmeal; 100 yds
  • 8 mm Tunisian Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

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  • Ch Chain
  • Fwd Forward Pass
  • Hk Hook
  • Prev Previous
  • Rtn Return Pass
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sk Skip
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
  • Tss Tunisian Simple Stitch
  • YO Yarn Over
Finished Size

32″ circumference;
16″ tall


7.5 sts x 4 rows = 4″
worked in stitch pattern

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You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Foundation Row: With color A, ch 31.
Fwd: *Insert hk in 2nd ch from hk. YO and pull up a loop. Rep from * to last ch
Rtn: YO and pull through one loop. *YO and pull through 2 loops. Rep from * until only one loop remains on hook.

Row 1: Fwd: *Tss. Rep from * to end of row. Insert hk in last st. YO and pull up a loop. 
Rtn: YO and pull through one loop. *YO and pull through 2 loops. Rep from * until only one loop remains on hook.

Repeat: Rep last row until work measures 16″ from starting edge. Break color A and join color B in last st.

Continue: Rep row 1 with new color until work measures 32″ from starting edge. Fasten off leaving a 20″ tail.

Bind off: *Tss and pull new loop through prev loop. Rep from * to last st. Insert hk in last st, YO and pull up a loop. Pull new loop through prev loop. Fasten off leaving a 12″ tail.


Step 1: Wet block cowl to correct any curling or uneven edges by pinning it down, saturating it with water and allowing it to dry completely before moving on to the next step.

Step 2: Lay cowl flat with right side facing up. Fold bottom edge to top edge so the wrong side is showing. Seam the two ends together using a yarn needle.

Step 3: Weave in your ends.

see how it’s done

Tunisian Simple Stitch Tutorial

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